In parka, Sorels and toque the beleaguered Liberal leader looks warm enough to think clearly. He has no notes, no teleprompter.
"My fellow Canadians," Ignatieff begins, "I have some confessions to make. I'm here to ask your forgiveness and understanding and to make some new commitments."
"Today we're protesting Stephen Harper's sudden decision to kill off the last Parliament for a couple of months, but we've got more on our minds.