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‘Life is too long for any one person to worry about the short term’

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The Star’s Tonda MacCharles’ expands on precisely how the Prime Minister came to question Michael Ignatieff’s patriotism at the G8 this morning.

Soudas admitted Harper was “very upset” and angry at having been ill-informed and ill-advised…

Asked if he’d offered his resignation, Soudas said it was his priority to come quickly to correct the record with reporters and apologize to Ignatieff, before the news was reported — forgetting, perhaps, the comments had already been broadcast live at home. Soudas said he was ready to “assume any consequences” of his actions. “In terms of resigning, not resigning, life is too long for any one person to worry about the short term. What’s important here is that I’m accepting the consequences of my actions.”

More from CTV and Canwest, while Kady wonders precisely what’s gotten into the residents of Langevin.