Ottawa

Michael Ignatieff Elitism Watch

In a speech just now to a few hundred Liberals in suburban Thornhill, Mr. Ignatieff used the word “tendentious” to describe the Conservative government.

However, he also, at the behest of one barbeque attendee, signed a picture of himself drinking cheap Canadian beer. And, later, he posed for a photograph with three scantily clad dancing girls.

Mr. Ignatieff did not, though, partake of the inflatable bouncy Disney castle.

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