Late Night Thursday Update.....Dave wonders if, perhaps, there was a King Rat afoot working the 'swing' ridings.... More on that possibility to come...
Lawrence Martin, writing in The Globe today, brings up a story that we in Lotusland who have been paying attention have been well aware of for some time now:
How come everyone in Canada did not know about this before the last day or three?
It turns out that Elections Canada chose not to fully investigate the matter.
Not because they they found any evidence that the misleading calls did not actually take place.
Instead, they said that there was no evidence that anyone's vote had actually been changed because of them.
Andrew MacLeod of The Tyee was all over the story at the time:
But here's the thing.
In our system your vote is a secret.
Wasn't E-Canada's reason for not investigating an act that was clearly designed to subvert an open, honest and fair vote clearly preposterous?
There is something else (perhaps much more?) interesting in Mr. Martin's latest that I was not aware of that may be worthy of further investigation, which is the following..."The (Conservative) party had a separate team, he (Lunn Campaign manager Byng Giraud) said, that worked on swing ridings...."