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Liberal Leader Stephane Dion answers a reporters question after Parliament was prorogued in Ottawa, on Thursday Dec.4, 2008. (Fred Chartrand / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Liberal Leader Stephane Dion answers a reporters question after Parliament was prorogued in Ottawa, on Thursday Dec.4, 2008. (Fred Chartrand / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis speaks to CTV News in the House of Commons on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008.

Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis speaks to CTV News in the House of Commons on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008.

NDP Leader Jack Layton speaks with the media after Parliament was prorogued on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008. (Fred Chartrand / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

NDP Leader Jack Layton speaks with the media after Parliament was prorogued on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008. (Fred Chartrand / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe speaks to media in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008. (Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe speaks to media in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008. (Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Cracks in coalition starting to show: Liberal MP

Updated Thu. Dec. 4 2008 7:22 PM ET

CTV.ca News Staff

A Liberal MP hinted Thursday that a Grit-NDP coalition to bring down the government might not last into the New Year, following the announcement that Parliament had been suspended until January.

"I cannot see it holding together," Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis told CTV's Rosemary Thompson.

The coalition also has the support of the Bloc Quebecois, but with 143 seats in Parliament, the Tories would need the support of 12 opposition MPs to clinch a majority and derail the coalition's stated goal of bringing down the government.

Karygiannis added that Liberals and New Democrats have a long history of battling each other, meaning some factions could end up pitting MPs in the coalition against each other.

The coalition's prospects weren't helped by an embarrassing episode on Wednesday night, when the Liberals were late to deliver a taped address to the nation featuring Liberal Leader Stephane Dion.

When the tape was finally put on national television, the video was blurry and of poor quality.

"That was the YouTube approach ... it was a disaster," said Karygiannis.

Meanwhile, during a tense caucus meeting Thursday afternoon, cracks in the Liberal party were beginning to show, according to CTV's Roger Smith.

"There is a fierce debate going on right now in that caucus room," he told CTV Newsnet as the MPs met behind closed doors in Ottawa.

"It seems the knives are out for Stephane Dion, and it's not just Jim Karygiannis carrying them."

However, Liberal leadership hopeful Michael Ignatieff later dismissed the prospect of the coalition breaking apart as nonsense, and he called Karygiannis' comments "extremely disappointing.

"This caucus is 76 men and women striving to be worthy of the hour," said Ignatieff, adding that the Liberals are working in the best interests of Canadians facing an economic downturn.

"Every single one of us is trying to rise to the expectations that Canadians have of us."

Dion hints of support for Tories

Earlier in the day, Dion said that the Liberals could support a Tory budget, but only if it represented a "monumental change" from the current Conservative attitude.

So far, Dion said Harper has "failed completely" to seek consensus and build bridges with the opposition parties.

"What we have seen is the exact opposite," Dion said. "Despite repeated promises to the contrary he has merely paid lip service to the ideals of co-operation and consensus."

Dion said he has no reason to believe that attitude will change, though he did seem to open the door slightly to co-operating with the Conservatives on drafting the budget.

"The challenge now is for Mr. Harper to do what he says he wants to do, rather than what he has done. And let me tell you it's a monumental challenge," Dion said.

By contrast, the leaders of the NDP and Bloc both took a more hardliner stance.

Layton said Thursday was "a sad day that has happened for Parliamentary democracy."

The coalition, he said, was ready to take over in government and move on without the Conservatives to work together to take "bold and strong action" on the economy.

"This plan was rejected by the prime minister and his party. In fact, they chose to play politics instead of focusing on the economy. The prime minister is now choosing to protect his own job rather than focusing on the jobs of Canadians who are being thrown out of work today," Layton said.

He added that he has lost all faith in Harper.

"And now he's coming forward with an element of contrition and saying he'll listen, but I don't think Canadians trust him," Layton said.

Duceppe echoed statements from Layton that accused Harper of evading democracy.

He also said the Bloc is still willing to support the Liberal-NDP coalition, if it continues to exist, and said the objective hasn't changed.

"We are determined to fulfill our mandate and get rid of Stephen Harper and his government," Duceppe said.

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MJackson
Jack Layton says the people don't trust Harper to form consensus. LOL. They don't trust you or Dion. Your cabal is doomed to fail and when the rules suit you it is good for Canada and when they don't you are indignant.
The two amigos of the coalition should resign before their parties throw them out, as will be done shortly to Dion!



Johnnie Oil
to three stooges -ha,ha,ha. you three couldn't organise drunk at a brewery!
it was a sad, sad pethetic try and you have sealed your fate to obscurity.
It is a shame that so much rest on a glorified, out-of-date party girl / british figure head, don't you think??



Sarah, Ottawa
I trust Stephen Harper. I do not trust Jack Layton or Stephane Dion. Anyone who can openly lie to the people of this country should not be in any position to govern. Anyone who can align themselves with a Separatist party simply to seize power does not have the interests of the Canadian people in mind. We still need to have an election. Let the Coalition run against the Conservatives. Then we will really see how Canadians feel.



PrairieDog
The Liberal party of Canada needs "monumental change". To watch Dion and the terrible two-some go on and on about how they stand up for the average Canadian, is a complete joke. If they truly stood up for Canada they'd work with Harper. They'd see that throwing endless money into industries that will fail regardless, IF the USA doesn't put money into it first. That is complete neglect of looking out for the taxpayer. More Canadians than not REFUSED this coalition. Of all political stripes.
The GG seen exactly what this coalition would have done to Canada. It would have been the beginning of the end for this country. Dion is in this completely for his own personal pride. Jack Layton is already saying no to a budget he hasn't seen. Duceppe is all about "what's best for Quebec", not the whole of Canada. So in the end, it is Mr. Dion and the Liberal party that better make some changes and get back to the centre, or their days in the wilderness will be a very long stay. Monumental change Mr.Dion??? Look in the mirror.



Mo in Alberta
Liberals are already on thin ice in many constituencies so are holding their cards a bit closer to their chest. the Bloc and NDP response shows again this was never about the economy, its about power. When asked how he would respond to positive ideas put forth by the conservatives Layton responded by saying he would reject the budget but use the ideas in his coalition platform, let the conservatives do all the work so he can take credit. Glad to see Harper get the chance to show Canada the true motives of these power mongers



Rodger in Calgary
I think once again the issue comes down to common sense. The GG had the common sense to realize that the coalition jumped the gun and did not allow a full budget to be presented before "losing confidence". The real issue that now seems true is that the coalition was only afraid of losing its publically funded handout.

It also stands to reason that since the US is currently working through the issues with THEIR car companies, we should probably wait and see what happens. The UAW is coming back and offering HUGE concessions, so the CAW will have to follow suit as well. Not to mention President-elect Obama only takes office January 20th or so, and therefore will only have his options on the table AFTER that.

Canada and the coalition need to wait and see what happens. The stock markets reacted to the coalition and all know what happened. Seems to me every rally upwards on the TSX lately is because the Financial Sector or the Energy Sector are still is GOOD shape. We are really only talking about one serious job situation here in Canada thus far.

A knee-jerk reaction of throwing good money around in random directions, thinking this is going to magically fix things is crazy and clearly not well thought-out. Funny how just because we have not been presented with a Budget yet that the coalition can only tell people "we're going to fix things and stimulate things...OH, and spend $30 BILLION of YOUR money SOMEHOW."

No thank you. EVERYONE sit down, enjoy the holiday, do some shopping and things will be much better off in January when we KNOW what we need to react to in the AUTO sector.



Nicole
We are determined to fulfill our mandate and get rid of Stephen Harper and his government," Duceppe said.

With a mandate like that Gilles we'll never get anything done. At least pretend you might listen to what the Conservatives put forth before you vote NO, and that goes for Layton too.





Todd Hayashi
So this is it, the end of the coalition of the Three Stooges. Congratulations PM Harper you will stay in office and you have stopped the coup from taking place. Dion is already talking about working with the gov't. There is no way the Three Stooges will stay together until Jan 26th, impossible. Dion could not even deliver his out of focus taped address to the networks on time, they could not even bring it in the right video format. What did the Liberals use a web-cam? Dion is now a laughing stock after that freak show from last night. CTV just gave up and went back to regular programming. Those of you who want Dion in power should take a good hard look at how badly he failed this first simple test. Also, please don't give me this "the coalition is 62%" baloney. The Libs, NDP, and Bloc Heads all ran as SEPARATE parties in the last election not as one. If the coalition can gain power in an election as one party I will be the first conservative to shut up. Until I see you do that you do not have the right to govern Canada.



Denise
Well, you heard it here first.

"We are determined to fulfill our mandate and get rid of Stephen Harper and his government," Duceppe said.

So, their mandate isn't to work together in the best interests of the country, it's simply to "get rid of Harper"? Wow, that's a pretty simplistic mandate in the grand scheme of things, isn't it?



ray
it pretty obvious now that harper is willing to work with the others and they are intent on walking away,the onus is now on them,what happens if the conservative budget provides a 20billion aid package and more things,will they still be so ingnorant of this and continue their foolishness,myself i think the liberals and the ndp leaders are so power hungry that they will stoop to new lows and this time frame opens something else up,like maybe convincing 12 oppostion members to back the conservatives,i think the liberals and ndp members in the west will be getting lots of free advice from their constituants in this time and they had better listen and lastly the bloc,they are letting others fuel bus and they are giving the driving directions,and if they aren't carefull and the conservatives do get 12 members to support them,the bloc could be the ones with egg on their face,and if the budget doesn't pass and it is a fair budget will harper then have no alternative but to call a election,i think so



PROUD CONSERVATIVE
Duceppe said it all. Jack and Duceppe only want to get rid of the government. they do not care about a budget or anything. It is about power for them and nothing else. The GG did listen to the people Jack and that is why she prorogued parliment.You are the one who does not listen to the people. NO COALITION, TAKE IT TO A VOTE. LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE.



CN CALGARY
Wow.. These guys are funny.. Get over it. Harper is the Prime Minister. I am sure that Dion is very upset that his small chance of getting his picture on the Prime Minister wall is all but gone... If the 3 dip sticks want to run together in the next election, go for it!



R.D. Klassen - Winnipeg
""We are determined to fulfill our mandate and get rid of Stephen Harper and his government," Duceppe said."

...And that about says it all. The mandate isn't to try to fix the economy or get parliament running again. It is simply to "get rid of Stephen Harper."



Mary Clarke
The Opposition fail to mention that the GG has the final say.
This is "democracy" in action,whether they like it or not.
The Liberals can't even manage their own Party's finances.
Dion's economic plans were already introduced to the electorate,and overwhelmingly rejected.
They should have gracefully admitted defeat,rather then trying to steal their way into the P.M's office.
Now is the time for a cautious economic approach,and not simply spending billions before we know the plans of our biggest trading partner.



Liz Ottawa
what a whiny baby Dion is "if there is nothing major in the budget he will not support it" - care to input any ideas Mr Dion? Care to do anything besides protest and argue? Harper has been clear that you can present ideas for the budget and he will listen. Mr Dion all you seem to want to do is argue and say black is white, if Harper supports black. Grow up, clearly your mandate should not have been to overthrow the Conservative govt, it should have been to show leadership and help the Canadian economy. Careful you are showing your stripes!



Canadian_Patriot
Layton say's it was a sad day in Parliament? Are you kidding me! It would be a said day if he were ever put in a position of making national decisions... out of all the leaders he scares me the most.



MARGIE
Once again we see the three talking heads determined to "fulfill THEIR mandate and take Mr. Harper down"
That does not sound like much cooperation on their part, and obviously they have not heard one word that the people of Canada have been saying.
With that in mind, their little plot to overthrow the government is now shown for what it really is, and apparently it has nothing to do with making our country better.



ray
it's pretty obvious who dion is catering to when you here his response,speak in english to all canadians,not the minority you fool



J.W.
Stimulate what economy?

This a GLOBAL thing....not a Canadian thing, you think giving stimulus out would make our economy better? Maybe short term but not long term plus our kids will have nice debt to be taxed on....and you say Harper follows like the US.

You think putting $$$ into auto and forestry sector is gonna help. We are producing a lot more autos than what we are selling and if we cut down more trees and process them David Suzuki will have a stroke, plus who are we gonna sell wood to...don't think the housing industry is booming.....sounds like helping enviroment already leaving trees up?

Kind of like the tax credtis buisnesses get right now to stay open in Canada. If they didn't get these then more would close up shop.





Ed & Audrey Cannon
We are annoyed that the politicians are only trying to promote their own agenda rather than work on behalf of all Canadians. We cannot support any coalition and if this government falls then the politicians must go back to the public to register their choice and hopefully there will be less apathy this time.



Doug Parsons
Please note the words right from Mr. Duceppe's mouth: "We are determined to fulfill our mandate and get rid of Stephen Harper and his government". That proves the desire of this so-called coalition was to take power at any cost, not to assist the economy. Thank you GG!!!



Brian
I don't think its going to matter what Harper does. Dion and Layton and Duceppe are drunk for power and will reject any offer Harper make. They Want Harper to run a deficit so come another election they can cram it down voters throats. In turn if say the Liberals win the next election they will impose a new tax (i.e Carbon or GST hike) and say "Oh well we had no choice because the government before ran a deficit!. I Think Harper has done a great job tighten government spending in a time when the economy is down. I wish the Liberals and the NDP would see that but lets face the Liberal have always been a tax and spend party and well if the NDP where in power they would need a lot of money trees.

Have a Marry Christmas everyone
Brian



Jack - Calgary Conservative
This is what was needed.

Now hopefully the parties will actually work together. All of them are at fault for this mess, and now they all have to cooperate for our country's sake.

I hope that Mr Dion will collaborate with the Prime Minister to guide Canada through this turmoil.

Layton and Duceppe have no desire to work for Canada as their comments continue to show they are only out for themselves.

We need responsible government for the people of Canada, not a bunch of power-hungry, selfish individuals.



Dianna
Trust ha! I think at this moment most Canadians don't trust any of the leaders. They are all self serving and act more like spoiled children then elected officials. Our own governments are our worst enemy. Pretty sad state.



Brian O
Let's put everything in the budget they want to see, then at the same time cut the 1.95 voter subsidy to help offset the cost. Then we'll see what this waste of time was all about.



Mark from Steveston BC
Though he doesn't deserve it, Harper's been given a chance to drop his arrogant stance and govern a minority parliament properly. If he doesn't, I would urge the Libs and NDP to forge a genuine coalition, and decide, riding by riding, which of them has the best chance of defeating the Cons in the next election, and run ONLY ONE candidate between them, to avoid the inevitable vote-splitting. This is the only way to coalesce the centre-left vote, and defeat Harper's narrow-minded policies.



Dion the wanna-be Caesar
Monumental means: "large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something".
What Dion really wants is what any of the Roman Caesars wanted - a monument to himself!



Mark
This was a great decision by the GG for all Canadians who support democracy. The far left communist socialist Liberals and NDP are the ones threatening Canadian democracy by trying to seize power, not the Conservatives who were seven weeks ago elected democratically by the people of Canada.

Even though Prime Minister Harper has clearly extended an OLextended an OLIVE BRANCH to the other two national parties to work with the Government on the Economy, budget and Ecomomic stimulus plan they are already immediately resisting because this is not about the economy, to them it is all about seizing power via coup and these communists are willing to override the democratic will of the Canadian people to get power

Dion needs to save face and did leave the door open a bit and he would be wise given the serious Canadian backlash against him and his own party and the fact that some members of his own party are not comfortable at all with an alliance held together by a separatist who wants to tear the country apart to work with the Conservatives and vice versa to help Canada and the Canadian people during this serious economic downturn.

I hope as far as the economy is concerned that cooler heads prevail in the coming weeks and that our Prime Minister, Dion and Layton cooperate and work together hand in hand for our great democratic country!





C. Lee
"The coalition, he said, was ready to take over in government and move on without the Conservatives to work together to take "bold and strong action" on the economy."

Interesting Mr. Layton, you want to do this WITHOUT the Conservatives.

Hypocrite.




JD in Alberta
It doesn’t matter what the Conservatives put in the budget. The evil 3 have already made up there minds to defeat the government at the first chance they get. One reason is simple, right now Canada has a PM from Alberta and that’s a hard pill for the eastern lefties to handle. He other reason’s are; Dion’s lust for becoming PM, no matter how illegitimate it is; Taliban Jack is so desperate for power he’d sell his mother for a taste. And for Duceppe well he just there to screw Canada for the sake of the Separatists’ in Quebec. When Parliament resumes, and if the coalition of the idiots form their “government for the east” I will refuse to recognize this government and will go to prison before pay any taxes to Dictator Dion and his cronies.

I’ve listened to Dion and Layton and they both said that the citizens of Canada do not want Harper or the Conservatives. Uhhh…. I voted for the conservatives. Neither the NDP nor the Liberals will ever speak for me. Dion is NOT my PM. Again, the arrogance of these left wingers shine through. They still don’t get it that there is more to Canada, than Ontario and Quebec. Maybe someone should buy these clowns an Atlas.




Gail (Hamilton)
I'm polite so I won't say what I really want to say. It's time the media turned down the sound on these raving maniacal power hungry losers, otherwise our socialized medicine will be filling up with high blood pressure patients and overload the system further.



Andy, Brampton
Mr. Layton says that Canadians don't trust Mr. Harper and the Conservatives.

It is to laugh.

The NDP was in talks with the BQ (Separatists, Sovereigntists you decide what you want to call them). He went into discussions with the Liberals, who he had lost faith in for the previous election due to scandals, and he thinks we trust HIM?!!

Now, I will always think of betrayal when I think of the NDP. (New name should be: Nation Destroying Party)

Give your head a shake Jack, and stand up for Canada before satiating your thirst for power.

I don't want Canada to be known as "the Banana Republic with crappy weather."



Kate - Etobicoke
I never thought i would this but good for you Dion. If Harper is willing to work with the parties than I beleive that is in the best of the country - all our elected representatives working together. The NDP and the Bloc are proving what people have been saying from the start of all this; that this is purely a power grab if they refuse to work with Harper if he extends the olive branch that he is claiming he will.



Pam
From reading the above statements it is clear the three amigos are not going to cooperate know matter what is proposed. Talk about wanting power so bad they can't put aside their hatered for Harper long enough to make things work.

I think Harper is on the right track and I believe the other parties also have some good ideas but they all need to come together and work this thing out or in the next election there will be hell to pay to every party.




Dave (Calgary)
Here is just another dose of rhetoric from the "3 Stooges". There is no way to please them, except by caving to their own self serving agendas.



Harper needs to listen and cooperate
Maybe the outcome of all this will be positive for everyone.

If Harper wants to keep his job, he'll have to accommodate the opposition.

If Harper doesn't accommodate them, he'll lose his job. The coalition would win, there's absolutely no question.

It's good to see Harper getting grilled in this manner, it'll keep him more honest.



Chris in New Brunswick
I think it is time for Dion to accept that Canada does not want him as Prime Minister. It's time for all parties to work together and stop the partisan politics. A coalition government is not what Canada needs. If the parties still do not have confidence in the government then it is only right to vote them down and then go to the electorate. If you want power you MUST earn it like everyone else!



Ruthie
I have found it terribly disgusting to keep hearing "what Canadians want." What Canadians want - is for the Conservatives to govern! That is why they elected them in! Your comments about the Conservatives not dealing with the economy is completely false. They were going to deal with it, by starting with "trimming the fat off the top" and you guys did not want to give up anything. You, again, wanted to deal out money left right and centre,and make us ordinary taxpayers foot all the bills. Enough of this nonsence. Now grow up, and accept your positions. You were not elected to govern our country!!!



Andrew from Alberta
The Governor General has done the right thing because this will force all parties to have to wrok together.

When parliment resumes, I hope that all Canadians will see who is truely working for Canadian interests and who is meering in it for the power.

It's scary when it's plain as day that there are 3 far left winged parties to only one middle to right wing party. Apparently this is an indicator the way Canada is being driven!



spencer
The coalition was simply a marriage of convienience.....their only goal was to topple the government.
The NDP the Liberals have fundamental differences in wealth distribution.
The Bloc's primary ed down the sound on these raving maniacal power hungry losers, otherwise our socialized medicine will be filling up with high blood pressure patients and overload the system further.



Andy, Brampton
Mr. Layton says that Canadians don't trust Mr. Harper and the Conservatives.

It is to laugh.

The NDP was in talks with the BQ (Separatists, Sovereigntists you decide what you want to call them). He went into discussions with the Liberals, who he had lost faith in for the previous election due to scandals, and he thinks we trust HIM?!!

Now, I will always think of betrayal when I think of the NDP. (New name should be: Nation Destroying Party)

Give your head a shake Jack, and stand up for Canada before satiating your thirst for power.

I don't want Canada to be known as "the Banana Republic with crappy weather."



Kate - Etobicoke
I never thought i would this but good for you Dion. If Harper is willing to work with the parties than I beleive that is in the best of the country - all our elected representatives working together. The NDP and the Bloc are proving what people have been saying from the start of all this; that this is purely a power grab if they refuse to work with Harper if he extends the olive branch that he is claiming he will.



Pam
From reading the above statements it is clear the three amigos are not going to cooperate know matter what is proposed. Talk about wanting power so bad they can't put aside their hatered for Harper long enough to make things work.

I think Harper is on the right track and I believe the other parties also have some good ideas but they all need to come together and work this thing out or in the next election there will be hell to pay to every party.




Dave (Calgary)
Here is just another dose of rhetoric from the "3 Stooges". There is no way to please them, except by caving to their own self serving agendas.



Harper needs to listen and cooperate
Maybe the outcome of all this will be positive for everyone.

If Harper wants to keep his job, he'll have to accommodate the opposition.

If Harper doesn't accommodate them, he'll lose his job. The coalition would win, there's absolutely no question.

It's good to see Harper getting grilled in this manner, it'll keep him more honest.



Clint
Not surprising that Layton calls it a sad day. This was truely a power grab by his party as Canada will never support a party that far left of realism. I hope though that all 4 parties (the green party has no place as they have no elected members) can reach an agreement and work for a better Canada. PS nothing should scare Canadians more than Deputy Primeminister Layton.



C. Riess
The words of the Socialist NDP and separatist Bloc clearly show that these two parties DO NOT care about Canada or the economy but simply want to steal power from the Conservatives because they have different views and policies. These two parties can never obtain power through a free and fair election. It does not matter what is in the budget, they will both vote against it because of their narrow and far left ideology. So much for working together and putting cheap partisan politics aside eh Jack and Gille!!



Steve :)
Judging by the first three comments here, only people from Alberta are reading this story. It's pretty sad that western Canada is so desperate for power that they would back a hypocrite like Stephen Harper. Then again, aren't all Conservatives hypocrites? It was only a few years ago Harper tried to form a coalition with the Bloc to bring down the Martin government....I guess right wing zealots have selective memory.



Carole Davis, Stratford ON
The government is handling the economics just fine. We have one of the strongest despite what dion and layton tried to pull. I am sure there is no way the budget will be supported by these two power crazed whackadoos. They made that more than clear. We must make it more than clear an election decides our leaders, not a coup.



Michelle in Alberta
I do not trust Jack Layton I feel that he is arrogant and self rightous. This is a man who is after power, I have seen him walk away from reporters before, when asked tough questions. When tough questions arise all he has are his canned anserws and if they don't fit the question he walks away. This is a man not to be trusted he will lie to your face if it is good for him. Jack Layton does not care about the people of Canada he cares only about himself. Shame on you Jack.



Mandosa in Sarnia, Ontario
Let me see if i read you right Jack. You said "Its a sad day for democracy", and "we were ready to take over the goverment..without the conservatives".
I don't know what planet you come from Jack, but how is it a sad day for democracy when you aren't able to boot out the party most widely chosen by the Canadian electorate, and take over without them.
You have no business in politics. No, you have no business in any vocation where integrity is required.



Derek in Alberta
A poem

Jack and Gilles
Went to parliament hill
To climb on the liberals back

Stephan opened his yap
Stuck a feather in his cap
And put the government under attack

But the poeple spoke
Is this a joke
We didn't vote you in

Now look where you are
You liberal star
you have no chance to win

So go back to your hole
You idiotic mole
And let the country run

Do your job
You stupid snob
Let Canada act as on


Thank you GG



Lou
Unfortunately, Harper has lied just as much throughout this process. Neither of the choices are very appealling, but one thing is for sure, Harper must realize that he has a minority and stop thinking he's in a majority government and work together with the other parties. We also must remember that the PC's used the Bloc when they needed something, so we shouldn't use that as the reason to put down a coalition. All parties use what they can to gain the edge they need. It is politics, after all.
The coaltion is well within the rules of Parliament, so we should all relax and let the cards fall on the table. Either way, the ONLY result should be that we need a leader to come out of the smoke and actually "lead" this country in this time of unknown.



 

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