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Spare a thought for Tom Mulcair, this morning

By Warren Kinsella      

Dipper friends: when you start down this path with the recriminations, and the bitterness and the finger-pointing and blame-shifting you usually end up with a plateful of cold ashes and bad memories.

Warren Kinsella says what the NDP, led by Tom Mulcair until the next leader is chosen, is going through right now is not pretty. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

TORONTO—Spare a thought, this morning, for Tom Mulcair. Before Sunday, no one—not even the NDP leader—knew his fate. Before Sunday, before New Democrats brutally passed judgment on Mulcair's leadership at their weekend gathering in Edmonton, no one knew what to expect. But 52 per cent? And here I thought Liberals were vicious. The assembled Dippers summarily dismissed Mulcair, they now collectively face the prospect of a leadership race that will be divisive (at a time when they clearly

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