If anyone really wants to know what Paul Martin really means when he insists that we “wait for Gomery”, take a look at this great post over at Gin and Tonic.
We can wait for Gomery, perhaps, but really… what are the limits of his mandate?
Paragraph K: the Commissioner be directed to perform his duties without expressing any conclusion or recommendation regarding the civil or criminal liability of any person or organization and to ensure that the conduct of the inquiry does not jeopardize any ongoing criminal investigation or criminal proceedings;
The Chuck Guite testimony is set to be released this week. Can Gomery call Guite guilty? Can Gomery even let you know what he thinks about the Liberals and their involvement? Likely not as Paul Martin has set the limited mandate as is evident in paragraph K highlighted above.