Read what Norman says here:
It's risible to hear Paul Martin criticize special prosecutors as an American idea.Liberal hypocrisy and mock outrage. Never underestimate it.
Perhaps he does not recall that the chap who designed British Columbia's system is none other than Stephen Owen--who happens to serve these days in Mr. Martin's cabinet.
Mr. Owen designed the system in his previous life as BC Ombudsman, and has often vaunted the system as the best in Canada and the Commonwealth.
I think he's right.
Here's my most recent column on why it makes sense to appoint a special prosecutor, and the various models.