Stephen Harper in question period yesterday, responding to a question from the NDP asking for a public inquiry into the Afghanistan detainee affair following the "revelation" that diplomats also warned the previous Liberal government of the possibility of torture in Afghan prisons:
Thursday, March 11, 2010
"In this country PMs aren't in the business of calling public inquiries on their predecessors."
Sigh. Really, Steve? How quickly some people forget history. And one of the major events that helped lead to them holding the office they hold today. This is why we need to invest in the education system, people.
*For the record, the Liberals have long been calling for an inquiry that would also cover their term in office and conduct in government on the detainee issue. So bring it on.Recommend this Post on Progressive Bloggers