Even Conservatives Wonder If 'Bully Boy' Tactics Are Working For Them Any More ...
"Mr. Del Mastro, Parliamentary secretary to Prime Minister Stephen Harper (Calgary Southwest, Alta.), is under investigation by Elections Canada for allegedly breaching the Elections Act for exceeding his 2008 election spending limit when he wrote Holinshed Research Group a personal cheque for $21,000 for voter-identification calls, and is alleged to have tried to cover up the misspending by reimbursing donors through his cousin David Del Mastro’s electrical contracting company, Deltro. Mr. Del Mastro’s campaign return originally only showed $1,575 paid to Holinshed, but was later updated to include a $10,000 expense for Holinshed. [...]
“He may want to take a polished sort of lawyerly approach to all this.”
Vice-president Summa Strategies