OTTAWA—Tom Mulcair recently said that if he becomes Prime Minister after the Oct. 19, 2015, general election, he would appoint no Senators while he negotiates with the provinces to amend the Constitution to abolish the Senate. That’s certainly a clear and succinct statement of the NDP position. It reminds me, however, of the old riddle about what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object. I leave it to the reader to decide which one is Mulcair and which the Senate.
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