Because, Mr. Solomon, not all politicians are whores
Here is a good example of what passes for conservative commentary in what is called Canada's "most conservative" daily newspaper, The National Post.
In other words, why on earth won't Prime Minister-elect Harper ditch his core principles for the sake of a few more city slicker votes?
Picture the reverse and imagine the uproar: "If Paul Martin (or any liberal politician) could only shed his image as a nihilistic leftist, he could win many more non-urban ridings. The best thing he could do is join in the next big March For Life."