Medium and message

Michael Ignatieff explains the principle at play.

“This is not how Stephen Harper does politics. Stephen Harper would have you about 25 feet back, he’d have you behind a rope line,” Ignatieff told about 50 supporters in Hawkesbury, Ont.. Ignatieff wore a plaid shirt and blue jeans. “He wouldn’t take an unscripted question, he wouldn’t wade into the crowd. There’s a kind of suspicion of Canadians, and a suspicion, that God help us, something might get out of control.”

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