The oh-so Liberal Toronto Star brings sad tidings. The paper's pollsters quizzed 6,000 Canadians and the results - Harper 39%, Ignatieff 26%, Layton 18%.
The Libs, it seems, keep chasing things that don't matter to the people who do - the voters. The Oda scandal seems to be a total yawner with the electorate.
The 13 point spread holds up in Ontario where the Conservatives garnered a depressing yet impressive 43% to just 30% for the Libs. The only demo where the Libs held a lead was with university-educated voters. Unfortunately, in these days of universal suffrage, that doesn't mean very much at all.
In gender, Harper is 20 points ahead of Iggy with men, 44-24% and the Cons lead the women's vote 34% to 28%.