Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Liberal trio looking to defect, Tories say

Remember that old line the Liberals like to use about how "a vote for the NDP is a vote for the Conservatives"? Well, it seems that a lot of people who voted Liberal may be about to find that they've helped elect Conservative MPs:
A Conservative government official said Monday there have been discussions with three Liberal MPs interested in crossing the floor to the Tory side over the past month.

Liberals immediately dismissed the talk as Conservative "mischief" and said it is the government that is on a raiding mission.

There has been speculation in the past few days that Ruby Dhalla, Liberal MP for Brampton-Springdale, has considered defecting to the Conservatives because her own party has refused to back her private member's bill to increase old-age benefits to immigrant seniors.

From the Toronto Star.

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