Andrew Coyne: Stephen Harper does not intend for us to know truth behind Duffy scandal, so we likely never will

National Post | Full Comment

One part of the media frenzy over the Duffsterbucks affair, if we’re being honest, is that it’s exciting. We’re starved for legitimate scandals in Canada, so when one comes along it’s only natural that everyone gets a little giddy.

As a result, there’s been a great deal of fevered speculation of where this may all lead. Maybe a senator or two will resign. Maybe Stephen Harper will be forced out. Maybe the Senate will finally be abolished/reformed/forced to provide receipts. Maybe. Stranger things. You never know.

[np_storybar title=”John Ivison: Harper says he knew nothing of Duffy’s $90K. He’s probably telling the truth” link=”http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/05/22/john-ivison-harper-has-now-said-he-knew-nothing-of-duffys-90k-hes-probably-telling-the-truth/”]
It was more mea than culpa but Stephen Harper finally expressed some contrition for the scandal that has engulfed his government.

Speaking in Lima, Peru, Mr. Harper said Wednesday he is “very sorry this has occurred … I’m sorry, I’ve been through the range of emotions, I’m…

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