I have strongly backed Jack in the coalition decisions, seeing him as a
master strategist dealing with crisis situations, getting good things
done in a principled creative way. We now have time to sit down as a
party with Jack and our caucus (well done all!!) and try to figure out
No disrespect to Jack and our caucus, but,given we
are looking at some very serious situations for our party(agreed upon
Liberal/NDP government), and given we have some time before January
27th to discuss the options: Will Ignatief accept being Prime Minister
if we offer it? Do we accept Ignatief as our Prime Minister? Should
Jack dust up his resume for PM? Maybe an accord, rather than a
I would like to see a full Federal council meeting
sometime before January 27th to discuss such things. Federal council is
of course our governing body between conventions.
A full Federal council by January 27th should be doable and I don't think Jack would mind demonstrating his ability to lead.
GO!! JACK, GO!!!
-- from the Menshevik faction of the NDP Socialist Caucus