No way! I am pretty damn excited about this possible development in Canadian politics. Give ‘er Jean Chrétien and yay for Ed Broadbent! I would love to see a Liberal-New Democrat coalition in the house. Apparently “The idea is to have elder statesmen smoothing things out,” an NDP official said.
Mr. Chrétien was seen on his way to his downtown Ottawa office, but when asked about the coalition talks he feigned an inability to understand English. “Je ne comprends pas anglais,” he said.