"... a senior Liberal strategist, speaking on background, said the Conservatives have forgotten the first rule of politics: that hope beats fear."(link)It looks like the Liberals have had a change of opinion:
This ad is brilliant (strategically). I don't know why the Liberals haven't tried this yet. The Paul Martin and Jean Chretien Liberals toasted their Conservative opponents with the "hidden agenda" healthcare smear.
And, it worked.
My guess is that Count Iggy was finally convinced that if he wants to have a chance he needs to play rough.
What a massive hypocrite.
"These personal attacks are unprecedented in the history of Canadian democracy..."And how personal is it to accuse someone of wanting "absolute power?" I'll let you answer that one for yourself.
I will give credit to the Liberals on one front - they didn't attack Harper for his faith, being not anti-American enough, or his patriotism. I guess they've learned something after feeling the heat themselves for once.