Both start with W.
Both are second-term reckonings.
Both hearings made for gripping summer TV.
The Watergate is a hotel. Walkerton has a hotel.
Watergate involved criminal plumbers. Walkerton involved incompetent water monitors.
Nixon said, I am not a crook. Harris said, I didn't turn my back on public health.
Catch Harris in the hot seat on CBC Newsworld Friday (June 29) at 10 am or overnight on CPAC.