Another piece of the puzzle


Peter Russell discloses another consideration within Rideau Hall that December day.

In fact, though, Jean did believe there was a Plan B and that it did involve going over the head of the governor general — not to the Queen, but to the Canadian people, as loyal Harper cabinet minister John Baird had warned in a CBC-TV interview. Plan B, Jean and her constitutional advisers believed, would involve a direct, public-relations assault on the legitimacy of the governor general and her decision. That, and not an appeal to the Queen, was far more concerning to Jean on Dec. 4, 2008.


Another piece of the puzzle

  1. She should be thankful, she went for Plan A. Plan B was never gonna work.

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