Little else can demonstrate just how much being in government has changed the Harperites than the fact that the NDP are having to launch an inquiry into the costs of Harper's personal on-staff groomer.
This was the party that came to Ottawa because of Mila Mulroney's shoes.
This was the party that came to Ottawa to end MP's "gold plated pensions."
This was the party that came to Ottawa to shut down the parliamentary barber.
This was the party that came to Ottawa to turn Stornaway into a bingo parlor.
Now after only 16 months around the limos, plush offices and hot and cold running "yes-people," these Conservatives are more Ottawa than skating on the Rideau.
"Um, just a bit more concealer on my hypocrisy, will you? That's better."