"It's something that they've needed over the last several months as well. If they had been able to look ahead, ... would you (the PMO) have sent the Prime Minister out to defend Pamela Wallin? I don't think so. You would have said, 'Okay, this doesn't look good, before we say anything and support her, let's let the story run a little bit, let's get more facts,'" he said.
Now they come to that conclusion. But with so many Members, so many potential scandals yet to emerge and so many threads still being woven together on existing ones like the Senate, Robocalls, etc., how on earth are the New/Old/New Harper Government staff to get ahead of the curve and predict where accidents are waiting to happen?
By committing sociology, naturally.
They could have saved themselves a lot of trouble - and still can. Reading this blog wouldn't be a bad way to start. To make it easy for them, if they're serious about looking ahead and controlling narrative of the next debate, here's something they should consider.