Tuesday, June 21, 2005

On Again, Off Again

Paul Martin has changed his mind again about sitting through the summer to pass the SSM bill.

Official reason: SSM is a crucial matter of human rights and this issue must be settled, once and for all.

Unofficial reason: Three Tory MPs are too sick (two physically, one ethically) to show up and sink the government on non-confidence.

Side note: If a rough month is enough reason to toss Stephen Harper overboard, why isn't Paul Martin's striking ineptitude at caucus management? There should never even be a hint that one minority government MP might vote non-confidence, let alone up to 35.

Read the full story in the Globe and Mail.

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