Tim Powers Canadian Alliance strategist "The Prime Minister is a self-described fighter. It is this fighting spirit, driven by raw emotion, which is guiding him now. Dignity for fighters comes not from periods of tranquillity but rather through the pummelling of a contender. "Our pugilistic PM's pride, fueled by the behaviour of the churlish, impatient Martin forces, has propelled the Liberals into a bloody war. The Prime Minister's temperament is such that he will not walk away now.