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”

‘The idea that somebody is going to walk down to their mailbox in Buffalo, New York, in the winter snow to get their mail is just crazy.’

People do it in Ontario all the damn time; it’s an improvement from going to a central post office for mail