Stephen Harper speaks to media (CP file photo)A former Conservative staffer has written a scathing op-ed article asking the Prime Minister to come clean about the Senate expense scandal or resign as party leader.
In the column published in the Ottawa Citizen, David Sachs — who worked for former cabinet ministers Lawrence Cannon and Peter Kent — says that Stephen Harper is putting Conservatives like him in an "ethical bind."
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The conservative mindset understands that power tends to corrupt. How far will we let it corrupt us? I have been involved in party work for more than a decade and I call on other party members to demand answers, or resignation from our leader.
Some of the prime minister’s key people have conspired to undermine Senate investigations, to influence a third-party financial audit and ultimately to pay off a senator, all, in tragic irony, to maintain an illusion of party ethics. The prime minister has, in the kindest interpretation, hidden the full truth.
Is that acceptable to you, as a Canadian and a Conservative?