After seizing Gerald Butts’ government-issue laptop and cell phone – after all of the senior PMO staff lawyered up – one would’ve thought the criminal probe was already underway.
At least they have now confirmed that it is.
How helpful is it that your party and your leader are the target of a major criminal investigation during an election? Not very.
Could they lose the election because of this? They could.
Do they deserve to lose because of LavScam?
Oh yes. Yes, yes, yes.
Here’s the official statement from the Mounties:
I just did a Sun hit on this very issue. I’ll post it as soon as it is available.