As for the Harper Conservatives, the bloom is off the rose. Curiosity Cat said it better than I could
The Harper Tories are going to find themselves scrambling over the next five weeks to persuade their own supporters to stay the course and ignore the contempt charge and the other scandals popping up all over the place. . . .
With so many seats being won in the past election with thin margins, the Harper Tories have their work cut out for them to avoid losing more than 30 or so seats.