What would Jack Layton say about @LindaMcQuaig push for two-person debate?


Came across this interesting article reference in the above tweet. It includes:

Layton called this idea an “anti-democratic approach” the he didn’t think was right or would be accepted by Canadians. He noted it “prejudges the position of Canadians” and compared it to American-style politics. So Layton, clearly, would have a problem with what the NDP is proposing in Toronto-Centre.

One has to wonder if McQuaig ran this by new NDP leader Tom Mulcair. And one also has to wonder what McQuaig and Freeland would debate, as most of McQuaig’s ideas on the topic have been soundly and publicly disavowed by Mulcair as unrepresentative of the party’s position.

In his own words:


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