Is the long list of scandals for the Harper Conservative goverment starting to take its toll? (Mike Ridewood/Getty Images)
Columnist with The National Post and iPolitics.ca, Tasha Kheiriddin
For a party that's expertly navigated its way through scandal and controversy - the last few months have been rough sailing for the Harper Conservatives.
"You have to draw distinction between things that look like trouble, the people who never liked Harper in the first place, and real trouble. But I think this is real trouble".Macleans columnist Paul Wells
That's how Macleans columnist Paul Wells sees how the Mike Duffy Senate scandal has hurt the Conservatives.
• What the Mike Duffy scandal says about Stephen Harper -- Macleans
But its not solely the robo-call controversies, and senate shake ups, that has some saying Stephen Harper is -- for the first time -- losing some core support. It's certainly something our next guest has noticed.
Tasha Kheiriddin is a columnist with The National Post and iPolitics.ca and the co-author of Rescuing Canada's Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution. Tasha Kheiriddin was in Whitby, Ontario.
Panel: Don Ferrar / John Ormston
To take the temperature of the Conservative voter, we were joined by two long-time supporters.
Don Ferrar can't remember a time he didn't vote Conservative in a federal election. He was in our Ottawa studio.
And John Ormston is a Toronto lawyer and a long-time Tory supporter. He was in our Toronto studio.
This segment was produced by The Current's Vanessa Greco, Lara O'Brien and Ottawa Network Producer, Elizabeth Hay.
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