Not too long after my earlier post was published, even Canada’s biggest carbon-tax booster inched away from the central plank of his election platform.

To understand how disingenuous this is, Dion spent months preparing the ground for his carbon tax announcement, which was conducted with huge fanfare and hoopla. Now he’s saying the media are the ones who claimed it was a "major" part of his platform.

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Don’t get me wrong, I like the green shift, and I’ve been a fan of Dion for some time (which I put in writing here), but he sees the writing on the wall and is trying to lift his numbers.  I don’t think it’ll work.

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