Did the Ignatieff Liberals really plant one of their own to complain on national television about the shortage of vaccine?And just how low will the Iggy-bots go?
The staffer in question is Mark Sakamoto, formerly a lawyer with the CBC. He is one of Mr. Ignatieff’s senior strategists and part of the so-called Toronto gang who have been with him since 2006.
“Is the H1N1 pandemic the ‘Hurricane Katrina’ of our own laissez-faire, fend-for-yourself government?” Mr. Apps asks in a long and well-written account of where he feels the federal government messed up in its handling of the crisis. Not surprisingly, however, the letter has provoked controversy and criticism, even among some Liberals.*
Wrote one veteran Grit: “This is great. Apps want to accuse Harper of a Katrina. He forgets health is a provincial fief. He circulated it widely. No fingerprints pls.”