That seems to be the position, at least, of Conservative House Leader Peter Van Loan who addressed reporters on Thursday about his government's accomplishments in the fall session of Parliament.
"I think there's a deep recognition the priority for this government has been the economy, continues to be the economy," he said, when asked about the Senate scandal being a distraction.
"And while the media may be distracted by sensational events elsewhere, we have stayed on track. We're on track to get the budget balanced on schedule in 2015. We continue to post the strongest economic growth and job creation growth among the major developed economies.
"The country stays on course economically and, I think, Canadians recognize that that is what is happening here in Ottawa regardless of what may be on the entertainment television."
Van Loan went on to list several of his government's accomplishments this Fall, including the passing of budgetRead More »from Is the media distracted by the Senate scandal?