CTV reports that Pierre Pettigrew's alleged assailant, Frederick Estelle, is described by his father as a strict evangelical Christian.
Evangelical Christians have been accused of attempting to take over the Conservative Party.
Evangelical Christians have also been in the vanguard of the fight against same-sex marriage, within and without the Conservative Party.
Pierre Pettigrew is widely rumoured to be homosexual.
Pierre Pettigrew is also a vocal advocate of same-sex marriage and opponent of religious intervention in political debate.
Connect the dots and you have Monday's lead story in the Globe and Mail: "SOURCES HINT CHRISTIANS FORCED HARPER TO ORDER PETTIGREW ATTACK."
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