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NDP may call the cops over taped call

For politics junkies, Sunday’s news is pure, uncut, and worth the risk of an overdose.

It appears that a Conservative was accidentally included in a Saturday NDP caucus conference call from Jack Layton. The Conservative taped the call, and today the Prime Minister’s Office itself released a transcript of the tape.

No doubt the transcript will be widely available within hours, but for now you can read it on Kady O'Malley's ITQ blog.

And in a predictable response, the New Democrats are saying they may pursue criminal charges in the affair.

Evidently the PMO thought that Layton’s admission of talks with the Bloc Quebecois was evidence of a nefarious longterm conspiracy.

Blog commenters are already pointing out that Harper himself talked to the Bloc and NDP in 2002 when he thought the minority Paul Martin government might be overthrown by a coalition.

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