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All parties slow to react to crisis

The possibility of a Conservative ouster has even drawn the attention of the New York Times, and the Globe and Mail has published the Tories’ talking points, which all MPs are asked to make in all possible media.

As of Saturday evening, however, B.C. Conservatives were still in their hammocks while the captain was ordering them to battle stations.

Just a few examples: Ed Fast of Abbotsford. (Happy Canada Day to you too, Ed!)

John Cummins of Delta-Richmond East. (Love the 90s Retro look, John!)

Stockwell Day of Okanagan Coquihalla. (Nothing new since November 10, Stock?)

Andrew Saxton of North Vancouver. (Hey, Andrew -- you won! What else is new?)

To be fair, the Liberals and New Democrats seem to have been talking with everyone but their own webmasters. Their sites are like, so last Friday.

Maybe everyone will wake up on Monday morning, but on the most momentous weekend in Canadian politics since the King-Byng Affair in 1926, our politicians are fighting with the media resources of the 1920s.

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