The lion of the House

Bob Rae’s ability to hold and reward attention is unmatched in the present House of Commons and his presence is perhaps all the more unique and all the more remarkable in the wider realm of daily conversation and rhetoric. And here, from earlier this afternoon, is a rather captivating, perhaps even important, nine minutes. Depending on your level and kind of partisan allegiance, it may inspire, embolden, provoke or enrage. Regardless of political leaning, one should be able to appreciate a speech well and truly delivered.

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