Also from Ignatieff’s post-QP scrum.
Question: What about the fact that Mark Carney (inaudible)
Michael Ignatieff: What about the fact?
Question: economic forecast was changed so drastically since January? What does that mean to you? It’s a completely different picture than he painted a month and a half ago.
Michael Ignatieff: I have great respect for Mark Carney and I’m not going to second guess his, his, his forecast. What I am second guessing is the Prime Minister’s forecast. One day he talks depression, one day he talks recession, next day he talks cyclical downturn. One of the functions of leadership in a Prime Minister is to give us a story. Politicians are storytellers. What story’s this guy telling us? My problem is not with Mr. Carney, my problem is with the Prime Minister of Canada.