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Dobbin confuses the trees with the forest

Instead of focusing on the floating majority of Quebec seats, which left the Liberals in 1980 and moved to Brian Mulroney before going to the Bloc and then the NDP, he quotes polls a month or two old. From this thorough foundation, he summons the gall to say Jack Layton ‘hadn’t really earned’ the NDP breakthrough.

Photograph by Steve Gerecke, The Hill Times
Here’s Tom: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair. Jamey Heath takes issue with Murray Dobbin’s column in last week’s issue of The Hill Times and criticizes Mr. Dobbin’s accusation that Mr. Mulcair has refused to put the country’s interest ahead of the NDP’s.

 

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Dobbin confuses the trees with the forest

Instead of focusing on the floating majority of Quebec seats, which left the Liberals in 1980 and moved to Brian Mulroney before going to the Bloc and then the NDP, he quotes polls a month or two old. From this thorough foundation, he summons the gall to say Jack Layton ‘hadn’t really earned’ the NDP breakthrough.

Photograph by Steve Gerecke, The Hill Times
Here’s Tom: NDP Leader Tom Mulcair. Jamey Heath takes issue with Murray Dobbin’s column in last week’s issue of The Hill Times and criticizes Mr. Dobbin’s accusation that Mr. Mulcair has refused to put the country’s interest ahead of the NDP’s.

 

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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