They don't dare admit it of course, but there's one thing everyone who has worked in the PMO would say if they could be sure of being accepted into the Witness Protection Program:
It's not easy working for Boss Harper.
One moment you're in, and the next moment you're OUT. Like Harper's latest hand puppet and Chief Mouthpiece Andrew MacDougall.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's chief media spokesman and director of communications Andrew MacDougall said Wednesday it is "time to say goodbye" to Parliament Hill.
Leaving the PMO suddenly, like so many others.
MacDougall, 38, is one of many staffers to depart from the Prime Minister's Office in recent months. Nigel Wright, Harper's former chief of staff, resigned from that role in May after it was revealed that he was the one behind Senator Mike Duffy's $90,000 repayment to the Senate.
And who can blame him eh? He must surely see the writing on the wall, or the paddy wagon coming. Or maybe they sent him a
Because who can forget the tragic story of Harper's former flak Kory Teneycke when he was in the PMO...
Once he was a rising Con star, and Corn Cob Bob's daddy.
Until he no doubt failed to show Boss Harper enough respect. Or mixed up his and Jason Kenney's mascara, and made Great Warrior Leader look like a drag queen.
And now, as you know, poor old Kory has been reduced to selling fish for Sun News...
So you can imagine the pressure Andrew MacDougall must have been under. The Senate Scandal, the police investigations, the sagging polls. Great Ugly Leader rolling on the floor biting the carpet. And now Pamela Wallin.
In June 9, 2009, Wallin claimed Senate expenses for an awards dinner she said she attended for the Institute of Corporate Directors in Toronto, though the airline ticket indicates she didn't leave Ottawa until 8 p.m. and didn't arrive in Toronto until after 9 p.m. Through interviews and internet research, Deloitte determined Wallin didn't speak at the dinner in 2009, but rather one year earlier, in 2008, before she was appointed to the Senate.
For how DO you put a positive spin on something like that eh?
With spit, shit, or SHINOLA?
And of course this is the stuff of nightmares.
Pamela Wallin began her adult life working behind bars — not the kind you belly up to. It’s at least possible the senator could end up back there, as a guest of Her Majesty.
It must all have been too much. Especially since Boss Harper personally reviewed Pammy's expenses and told Parliament they were "reasonable."
And now he's running for cover.
The Opposition is blasting Prime Minister Stephen Harper for not speaking out publicly about the damning audit of Sen. Pamela Wallin’s expenses, even though he defended her earlier this year when allegations of misspending began to surface.
Golly. After that PR disaster I'm not SURPRISED that Andy wants to put the Atlantic Ocean between him and Great Sinking Leader.
In fact so grim is the situation, and so crazy desperate is Stephen Harper, that for one glorious moment this evening I thought he was also leaving town in a hurry.
After seeing this picture on his Twitter feed...
But sadly he was just putting his Enemy List in a grocery bag, and going home eh?
No doubt after a long day at the office, plotting his NEW/NOUVEAU XXX assault on Justin Trudeau, praying with his inner circle, and monitoring the police radio.
But don't worry. One day we will have a picture just like that one, of Harper leaving office for the last time. So we can frame it, hang it lovingly behind the toilet, and moon it every day of the year.
Because that's where him and his foul Con regime are going. Have no doubt about that.
The flushing sounds are unmistakable.
And the writing is on the wall...
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