Skip to comments.Liberals, NDP and Bloc sign coalition pact (Canada)
Posted on 12/01/2008 2:43:49 PM PST by fanfan
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So in short, the libs struck a deal with a few other partys to get enough of a coalition to take over from the conservatives?
This should be fun.
It could almost be acceptable if it was “a few other parties”....
The Liberal Party, and The NDP need the support of the “Bloc Quebecois” to form a government.
The Bloc is the Quebec separatist party.
They are making deals with them to achieve power.
Deals with separatists, FGS!
Canadians are not going to like this.
Moonbat Left trying to steal the Government from the Conservatives in Canada.
Why can’t Harper call a snap election?
Essentially correct. The Conservatives did not have a majority in Parliament. So, if all the other parties join together, they get to form the new government.
But, I think their coalition will end up being unstable. If they lose a confidence vote in Parliament and have to call a new election, the people will punish the coalition parties at the polls. The electorate in a parliamentary system does not want to see governments falling so soon after an election.
Dear God. I am shocked. How awful.
Damn blunder in Quebec cost Harper a shot at a majoirty.
I think he can call a snap election. And should.
This isn’t unseemly or anything though I’d have suggested it if I was a leftist.
Because he is no longer the PM.
So this means liberals DO NOT respect Constitutional government on either side of the boarder?? I am SHOCKED-Revolutions on both sides (more like “coup de’ etat”)!
It’s not stealing, it’s called playing the game. Conservatives, either in Canada or the US, don’t know how to play.
Only in Canada. This sounds like sour grapes on the part of the NDP and the Libs because they lost the election. This co-operation or deal cannot stand for 2 1/2 years. Now nobody gets the government they voted for or wanted. The conservatives better block everything they can.
I’ll call it stealing. An unholy moonbat alliance. If Conservatives had tried a similar tack against a leftist gov’t, we damn well know what the media would call it.
It has been done before and everyone knows how to play the game.
This is high stakes, no limit poker.
You think he should go all in?
Should be an interesting tribal council.
I hope they vote off the fat naked gay guy.
It seems odd that they ran such a very long article on this new coalition but never bothered to give the number of members from the various parties involved.
I suppose in a parliamentary system you can bring down the government any time you choose, if you have the votes to do so, although they may later be punished by the voters if they don’t handle it right.
So he can’t force an election?
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