Court Hears How Tories Broke Own Rules To Fix Nomination For Rob Anders
"Every single decision that I can think of that the party made favoured the incumbent - without exception," Hawkes told Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Justice Jed Hawco.
That included not allowing a full 30 days for the nomination process, starting on the Friday before a long weekend, not letting all party members know the nomination was ongoing and not trying to look for other candidates.
James Stevenson, Canadian Press
Published: Wednesday, February 07, 2007
The bottom line is very simple. Rob Anders is one of Stephen Harper's former Reform Party Caucus colleagues, and Harper is prepared to do whatever he has to to ensure that his 'buddy' wins the nomination.
So much for Conservative Party ethics!!