KEEPING HEAD OFFICE CLOSE TO HOME Excuse me, Mr. Boyd, but isn’t that getting government involved in business, which the Sask. Party said was a no-no when the NDP were in power? (CBC Saskatchewan) And wouldn’t that violate international trade agreements?

DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO Lou Dobbs made a seven figure salary as CNN’s Glenn Beck prototype, ranting about the problem of illegal aliens in the United States. The Nation magazine has just published a story disclosing that Dobbs has hired several illegal aliens to work at his estate.

GOOD SEATS STILL AVAILABLE The Commonwealth Games aren’t that big a draw in Delhi. (Toronto Star)

WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH THE MEDIA? The National Post’s circulation in Toronto has fallen by more than 30 per cent (Newspaper Audience Databank via Big City Liberal) while the Chicago Sun Times was taken over by someone with the mentality of a 16-year-old who snuck into a strip club with a fake ID and Dad’s Platinum Card. (New York Times via Lawyers Guns and Money)

HARPER’S UN SEAT? For a government that disdains almost everything the United Nations stand for, Stephen Harper’s minions seem to have a strange way of campaigning for the Security Council seat. (Toronto Star)

DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO (PART DUH) Remember how Stephen Harper’s Cons campaigned against Liberal corruption? Plus ca change … (The Globe and Mail)