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Charm vs. Attack Part II

April 30, 2010
Gordon Brown and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan discuss issues in front of the media at the World Economic Forum.

Gordon Brown and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan discuss issues in front of the media at the World Economic Forum. Image thanks to 'World Economic Forum' on Flickr.

Earlier this week, I wrote a post comparing the media strategies of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Canadian PM Stephen Harper, arguing that the former had maintained the Labour strategy of charm and engagement, while the latter’s first rule of strategy was to attack.

Lawrence Martin had an interesting piece in Thursday’s Globe and Mail also discussing Harper’s “attack” strategy through the lens of Canadian political culture. It adds a further dimension to my take. Check it out.

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