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South shore seems so far away now

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Ricardo Lopez, the Liberal candidate in Beauharnois-Salaberry, is no longer the Liberal candidate in Beauharnois-Salaberry. In fact he never was. You were imagining it.

What is true is that he sat in Brian Mulroney’s Conservative caucus fro 1984-88 and that he was a candidate for the Alliance in 2000. Also true: that in his early days as an MP, he mused about shipping all of Canada’s aboriginal populations to Labrador. It was after this news broke that Mr. Lopez became an uncandidate.

It’s all like an odd dream now.