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Tories are shuffling the cards on the fly as they tour Southern Ontario

Today the Tories admitted that there is little hope for a majority government this fall.

Somewhat trapped by his own rules on fixed election dates, Harper explained to a group in Hamilton, Ontario that he was still in charge of his own destiny this fall.

"Polls do indicate that the next election is in all likelihood a minority, one way or the other," he said.
"The fact of the matter is, what I will have to decide over the next few weeks is whether or not we can have a productive fall session of Parliament, or whether in fact the government, a government, needs a new mandate."
It's clear that none of the opposition parties intend to hold out until the fixed election date of October 2009, he added.

"They have no intention of respecting the fixed election date," Harper said. "So I think obviously we're going to have to judge how the parliamentary agenda is unfolding."

So let’s recap:

Last night in Mississauga, the Tories changed their election message from:
"We need a majority because the Liberals are blocking us from getting anything done"    - to -    "We’ve accomplished a great deal as minority government despite the Liberals interference."
And today in Hamilton they admit that a majority is out of reach.

I have the feeling that Tories are looking at different polls than the ones we are being fed and I think Harper needs to have an election in a hurry.

I think BIGCITYLIB might be right, the economic numbers are about to bite him the ass.


Reference CNEWS here.

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