An unforgettable fumble for Robert Stanfield
Call it a blunder, a slip-up, a goof or a gaffe, but if it happens on the campaign trail it can make an election a lot more interesting – or even alter the outcome. From a Tory leader's famous fumble to a Liberal staffer's "beer and popcorn" bungle, CBC Digital Archives presents a selection of memorable Canadian federal election errors.
"I've got the picture signed by him, and it says, 'To Doug: I should've taken off my tie. Robert Stanfield.'"
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: June 2, 2004
Guest(s): Doug Ball
Photos by Doug Ball, Canadian Press.
Photo: Doug Ball/CP PHOTO
Last updated: November 22, 2012
Page consulted on December 6, 2013
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