The slur

Dan Gardner on the return of an attack on Michael Ignatieff.

I don’t believe for a moment that these Conservatives believe what they are saying. No, to them, it’s all just a game — a miserable little game that diminishes Parliament and reminds good people why they stay clear of politics.

If you don’t want to take Dan’s word for it, consider that when editors at the National Post—not generally great champions of Mr. Ignatieff’s cause—reviewed Blood and Belonging, they found no reason to even note the allegedly controversial comments and, in fact, came away with a positive reading of what the book said of Ignatieff’s thinking.

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