Prime Minister Stephen Harper

“Not quite a hatchet job, the newly published book by Ottawa-based newspaper columnist Lawrence Martin, but certainly a repeat on the much spoken-of and disapproved- penchant for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to maintain a firm control over his Cabinet and his government. Well, in fact, he’s not the first nor the last prime minister to exert that kind of vigilance over performance.

No government enjoys being embarrassed by untoward moves and statements made on behalf of the government by some of its elected officials…”