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Robert Fife on how Helen Guergis’ cabinet position is in jeopardy

The Globe and Mail has the summary

According to Mr. Fife, Ms. Guergis has been telling people that she has grounds to sue Air Canada after the report of her tantrum was leaked to the media. Mr. Fife says senior Conservatives have told him this suggests “she just doesn’t get it.”

Certainly there are high-profile Tory faces, including former PMO communications director Kory Teneycke, who have been publicly critical of her behaviour.

Reports suggest the PEI incident has cost the party some support with the Conservative base.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is the only one who can decide whether Ms. Guergis stays or goes. Mr. Fife suggests he may wait until some time has passed and then quietly replace her.

I have been saying this for a couple of weeks now and I don’t think she will be in cabinet after the next shuffle.  Again, while I agree going through airport security is a pain, we all have to do it and to have a Minister of the Crown have an epic temper tantrum because she is running late for a flight and it’s her birthday, Canadians know something is wrong.  Even Senator Mike Duffy is taking shots at her now.

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