He even snubbed the right-wing press when they brought up the "M" word recently:
Harper and other Conservatives have, by and large, been reluctant for the last four years to speak publicly about the possibility of a majority Conservative government for fear it might alienate "soft" supporters who would drift back to another party.
Indeed, when Canwest News Service asked Harper in mid-August how he intended to win a majority government, he would not answer the question, saying only that he did not want an election.
Yeah...so our political scandals aren't quite as fun as the yanks' but, hey, we're Canadians. We'll take what we can get!