Week 4 in Review: Portions of this post have been plagiarized
Week 1 in Review
Week 2 in Review
Week 3 in Review
Quotes of the Week - Debate Edition:
"In 2 1/2 years, you've weakened this economy. You are the danger. You don't believe in the government playing a role in the economy. We have to have a government that takes a role in the economy to help people, that's what we as Liberals can offer."
"What leaders have to do is to have a plan and not panic. Last night, Stephane, you panicked. You came on the set and announced a whole new economic plan in the middle of a national debate."
"If you can't do the job of a leader of the opposition, I don't know why you are running to be prime minister."
-Jack Layton, to Stephane Dion.
"I know I won't be prime minister. And three of you won't be prime minister, either. Some of you know it, but you don't say it."
"You’re a good father, and your kids are lovely."
-Elizabeth May, when asked to say a nice thing about Stephen Harper
On the Net: Harpernomics.ca, Macleans morning memo, Stand Canada brings attention to where candidates stand on Darfur,
Stock Market: CPC 142, Lib 80, NDP 42, BQ 40, Oth 3. With a Tory majority trading at 28%.
Election Prediction Project: CPC 118, Lib 71, BQ 37, NDP 26, Oth 2, close 54
Calgary Grit Seat Projections: Will be updated Monday or Tuesday, once a few more post-debate polls roll in. But, at this point, the results obviously vary wildly depending on who you choose to believe.
Democratic Space Seat Projections: CPC 142, Lib 82, BQ 49, NDP 34, Ind 2
Policy Corner: The Liberal Platform. The NDP Platform. The Green Platform. The Conservative Platform.
Sacked Candidate Count: The Dippers pull ahead! NDP 4, Lib 3, CPC 2
Conservative Battle Cry: "The economy is strong! The Americans have not entered Baghdad!"
Liberal Battle Cry: "We may not beat the Tories but, gosh darn it, we'll beat George Bush."
NDP Battle Cry: "I care about working families...unless they work for Exxon!"
Bloc Battle Cry: "No issue? No raison-d'etre? No problem!"
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Vote out Anders, Part 83
A Question of Timing
English Debate Live Blog
French Debate Live Blog
Debate Drinking Game
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