28 November 2008

Caught between a rock...

...and a fractious, squabbling place...

Their options are to fight another election mere weeks after the last one with a lame duck leader, or join forces with the New Democratic Party in an attempt to form a coalition government.
Of course, as... cough, cough...appealing as that must sound... there may be a few small flies in the opposition ointment...
However, sources say that NDP Leader Jack Layton would not participate in a coalition government with Liberal Leader St├ęphane Dion as prime minister.

Similarly, the Liberal caucus does not want to fight an election with Mr. Dion at the helm.

RELATED: One solution... lower your expectations


LAST WORD: Or, if you're really getting desperate...

...you can "shake hands with the devil"...
The official says NDP Leader Jack Layton asked Broadbent to call Chretien with the idea that the two elder statesmen could finesse a deal between the two parties to defeat the minority Conservative government and form a coalition with support from the Bloc Quebecois.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says the two former leaders spoke at least four times.
Yeah... that'd really fix things.



syncrodox said...


It sounds like Harper is now going to split the economic update from the vote subsidy. Two separate votes.....Bawawahahahaha!!!

Watch the leftards scramble now!!!


Neo Conservative said...

i hear ya, sync.

and hey, how's this for irony... the libs and dippers are calling in "teflon jean" chretien to kiss their latest boo-boo... it doesn't get much better than that.