The Speaker takes a stand (V) - Macleans.ca

The Speaker takes a stand (V)

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Jim Abbott is up now defending Tim Uppal’s right to impugn the character of Michael Ignatieff.

Mr. Abbott is trying to explain the situation with a hockey game analogy. Apparently the “referee” threatens to “ruin the entire game” with this sudden change in the rules.

Liberal Derek Lee responds that the rules have not changed, they are merely now being enforced.