So where are we now that the Munk Debate on foreign policy is out of the way?
All eyes are on Quebec and Friday’s final debate. The NDP are bleeding orange in the province and the ballot-box question has switched from Change/Dump Harper to the niqab. It’s been a brilliant tactical move by the Conservatives with the shocking indirect help from Gilles Duceppe. It means Friday’s debate could be the most dramatic and volatile yet.
There are weeks left in the campaign—an eternity in political time—so nothing is set in stone.
Here’s Evan Solomon and Maclean’s Ottawa bureau chief John Geddes on all that might happen between now and Oct. 19.