Harper’s debate vocabulary: Words the Prime Minister did and did not use

HarperDebateMixTape

 

1. I'm not denying it, but, what recession?
Number of times the Prime Minister said the word recession: One*
Number of times the others combined said the word recession: Fifteen

2. Did you hear that? It’s a world-wide crisis. Greece!
Number of times the Prime Minister spoke of global financial crisis:  Six

3. Let's be clear about the facts.
Number of times the Prime Minister used the exact phrase “let’s be clear”: Five
Number of times he talked about being "clear" and addressing “the facts”: Seventeen
Number of times Press Progress found the Prime Minister's comments constituted a serious "factual error": Seven 

 

*In reference to a global recession, not a Canadian one.