"There's a fear and anger out there in rural Canada..."That's an understatement. There's a seething white hot anger against the Liberal Party not just in rural Canada but everywhere across the DOMINION. Who would have figured that the Liberal Party of Canada would finally manage to unite both Quebequers and Albertans?
Two solitudes as one... Pierre Trudeau would have been proud.
Also apparently Gerard Kennedy is moving his arse to La BELLE province. This is all an effort to make him look more pan-Canadian, and reach out the whole whack of Liberals that we all know will be voting for Stephane Dion.
"Kennedy and his wife, Jeanette Arsenault, are now looking for a home as well as schools for their children, aged 3 and 7. They'll move as soon as they can and spend at least several months there in advance of the Dec. 2-3 leadership vote."
One question: Does Kennedy actually think he'll be able to win a seat out there? Besides Montreal, me thinks that Quebec is turning quickly into a Liberal wasteland.
And on another note Bill Graham gave a little pep talk this week about Harper's "mean-spirited agenda..." Whoops! That must've been a Freudian slip by the Great Graham Cracker, doesn't he mean Harper's hidden agenda? Aren't we all supposed to be afraid of what Harper isn't saying that he will do?... Oh ya, that's right, BECAUSE HE'S DOING EXACTLY WHAT HE SAID HE WOULD DO.
But this was the kicker:
'"Canadians can't be bought," he said.
He knows that from personal experience...
And just so that this story has some lib leadership material:
'Admitting to his party's recent setbacks, Graham promised a Liberal renewal.'
'Part of its rejuvenation, he said, is an "honest and transparent" leadership race.'
Uh-oh. We've seen honest and transparent government a la Liberal and their was money moving around in brown paper bags to Liberal friendly ad firms in Quebec...
Maybe he should've chosen a different jumble of words.
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