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It took awhile, but we’ve finally come round to the most central question of this moment in Canadian politics.

“Just how tough is Michael Ignatieff?”

One of the greater frauds of this era is the idea that “toughness”—epitomized by a neanderthal standard of masculinity—is the ultimate quality of real leadership. Next to the general disregard for practical and intellectual honesty, it’s the most disheartening aspect of our politics.

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