“I need to be ready because Canadians want to know me,” Stéphane Dion said when referring recently to the upcoming leaders’ debate.
I’d have thought Stéphane Dion’s problem stems from the fact that Canadians have got to know him.
How many parliamentary Question Periods, news conferences, radio and television interviews, campaign appearances, interviews with the editorial boards of major newspapers, etc., does it take for Canadians to get to know the leader of the Liberal Party? Much less than have already occurred, I would think.
The debate that Mr. Dion is so looking forward to for his last-minute miracle will—in a just world—confirm in voters minds that this man is just not prime minister material.
Many Liberal Party insiders seem to have already reached that conclusion. On October 14, the rest of get our chance to do the same.