It has hard to take the Conservatives seriously from a policy standpoint.
Their crime bill is ridiculed by criminologists.
Their environment plan is dismissed by environmentalists as nothing more than window dressing.
Their plan to cut the GST is ridiculed by economists
For the entity formerly known as the “New government of Canada”, sound policy is not a distant second to politics; it is altogether irrelevant. In this respect, the entity formerly known as the “New government of Canada” resembles the Bush administration more than perhaps any other government around.