Almost loyal

Everyone is praising Bob Rae for the gracious way he bowed out of the Liberal leadership race, which is mostly true. But, is it just me, or was there not one rather important note of discord: his continued emphatic support, at his conceding press conference, for the coalition? Is that not a little off-message, in the Ignatieff-era, what-coalition, Oceania-has-always-been-at-war-with-Eurasia sense?