Obviously... because he has within the past twenty-four hours adopted exactly my position on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan. He wants : "... a decision that would affect further engagements and commitments by Canada down the road."
In other words, he wants a decision now promising a date for a future vote placing parameters on Canada's on-going mission in Afghanistan. Perfectly reasonable. Who could possibly be against such a thing?
The full story is here:
globeandmail.com : Layton urges debate on future military role
PS. Jack, if you are still listening, lose the gay little mustache.