The Canadian Conservative Party has sent out direct-mail flyers boasting about the party’s track record on initiatives to help people with disabilities. The flyer has some of the text rendered in fake Braille – a picture of raised dots that are not, themselves, raised at all.
Stephen Harper’s signature is no longer needed for big hospitality bills run up by his bureaucrats.
The prime minister has delegated that sometimes controversial duty to his senior public servant, the clerk of the Privy Council.
This is called “plausible deniability”