Pollster Jean-Marc Léger: “The race to succeed Jack Layton is much too long.”
Jack Layton’s last letter to Canadians: “I recommend the party hold a leadership vote as early as possible in the New Year…”
Yes, I truncated the sentence. The original left plenty of room for interpretation. And the party was, and should have been, free to set its own schedule. But who believes the NDP interpreted correctly, and who likes the schedule now?
While we’re on it: How does the Liberals’ decision to wait three times as long as the NDP look?
Monday, January 30, 2012