Mergers, Coalitions, and Fear

There has been a lot of talk in the past week or so about the possibility of some kind of political alliance between the LPC and the NDP. Mr. Ignatieff is reported to have said today that while he has no intention of any kind of pre-election deal with the NDP, that a post-election coalition is not something he would rule out.

I doubt Mr. Ignatieff liked being put in the position of having to say that he’s open to a post-election coalition. No leader wants to tell the voters that they can safely vote for an irrelevant political force like the NDP because there will just be a coalition anyway. It is unfortunate that the people advocating a coalition within the LPC ranks don’t understand basic electoral strategy.  Read More…

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  1. Blake Drije

    The NDP has now become the laughing stock of Canada.

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