The Conservatives issued a fundraising letter on Wednesday painting interim Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff as a parachute leader who wasn't rightfully elected by Canadians or his own party members.Perhaps Harper, like me, doesn't see how he can create a budget that the Liberals can vote for (or abbstain from voting on) and so they are continuing on in war mode.
"Stéphane Dion has resigned as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, and by extension, of the Liberal/NDP/Bloc Coalition," Tory campaign chair Doug Finley writes.
"In yet another stunning and unprecedented demonstration of Liberal contempt for our democratic rights, they've decided to appoint a new leader in place."
The fundraising letter then implores party supporters to donate $200 or $100 to "help us spread this message to Canadians."
Full Story at the CBC
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Conservatives Open Fire on Ignatieff
Harper wants his government to fall, I don't see any other way to look at it. Earlier today the Liberals made Iggy interim leader. Immediately after that progressives groaned. A little later in the afternoon pundits began speculating about the Conservatives and the Liberals building bridges, finding compromise and working out a way to avoid the government falling. Tonight the Conservatives opened fire