While lobbyists and spin doctors converge on Parliament Hill this
week, Jim Stanford parses a new word in our budget lexicon: stimulus.
As budget-watchers multiply, creating a federal budget is increasingly a
public relations exercise, according to budget-watcher extraordinaire Bruce
Doern. Indeed, the fun began early with what many journos called a
well-orchestrated leak about
deficit. Help arm your brain for the coming days with a dose of past J-Source
articles on spin, such as Are You Being
Spun? and Staying
a Step Ahead of Campaign Spin Doctors.