The next Prime Minister, Michael Ignatieff said that the leaked video taped comments show the real PM, a man who doesn't like the other political parties in the Great White North nor does he like the social institutions and justice system that we have developed in this country.
Gilles Duceppe, the captain of team Bloc Quebecois, says that the behind closed doors Mr. Harper sounds like a leader on the fringes of the Republican Party in the States. The BQ is particularly vexed by the fact that Mr. Harper takes pride in blocking leftists from being appointed to the judiciary and other public institutions.
The NDP called the remarks "...low politics that undermine Canada's justice system."
Interestingly nothing from Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green Party who, as has been observed, tends to not be particularly current.
She's probably waiting for the movie.