Nice that John Baird has taken up Jim Flaherty's role as Ontario-Basher in chief. Making statements like "only Alberta is forcing the big polluters to cut their emissions" will surely endear the Harper Tories to us Central Canadian folk.
But what's most interesting is how CTV castrated its own story during the course of Sunday afternoon. The origonal title, "Baird sneers at Ontario-Quebec carbon trading plan", was later amended to "Baird dismisses Ontario-Quebec carbon trading plan". You can see both in the screen-cap above.
So who strong-armed 'em? Or was it an honest reconsideration? I didn't see "Question Period", where Baird made his remarks. Was he sneering? He sneers alot. Can anyone tell me, did he give 'em one of these:
Or was he merely dismissive:
The stuff of conspiracy, this is.