"These are dark days for the federal Liberals"
Michael Ignatieff’s honeymoon ended with a catastrophic row this week when Denis Coderre quit as Quebec lieutenant, blaming the Toronto gang around Mr. Ignatieff for his departure.
The Conservatives, who were neck and neck with the Liberals all summer, moved decisively ahead this fall after Mr. Ignatieff withdrew his support for the government, threatening an election that was only averted by the NDP.
You can feel the gloom on Parliament Hill, with Liberal staffers and politicians making black jokes and grimacing at their falling fortunes.
Scott Reid, who was director of communications for former prime minister Paul Martin, said the Liberals are actually doing worse than the polls show."
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