Michael Ignatieff explained how democracy works. Stephen Harper refused to agree and rejected the question of compromise. Ned Franks clarified the situation. Brad Wall felt it necessary to impart his own wisdom. John Duffy wondered if Mr. Harper remembered Mackenzie King.
Brad Trost claimed the Harper government had defunded Planned Parenthood. Bev Oda said Planned Parenthood was welcome to apply for funding. Mr. Trost insisted that what he’d said was correct. There was debate over the precise condition of Mr. Layton’s hip and Mr. Harper’s exact feelings for public health care. Mr. Harper fretted about national unity. The CAW and the Conservative campaign focused their respective efforts. Various Liberals were prank called. The NDP quibbled with the latest Conservative ad. And Conservatives shouted down a reporter’s question.
Mr. Layton promised a fine for unduly absent MPs.
Sarah Millar considered the student vote. Michael Veall questioned sudden polling changes. And economists wondered about the Conservative side’s promised cuts. And Susan Delacourt heard a profound question in Kitchener.