"'What would we go on?' asked one senior Liberal legislator, saying there would have to be 'something egregious' in the budget not to support it.
Other parties mock the Liberals for having kept the Conservatives in power through a series of supporting votes or abstentions over the past year, but the legislator said there was no sign that voters were angry."
Unlike those of us in the blogging nerdosphere who chafe at every insult Harper hurls at Dion, the "people" seem to be neither fazed, nor impressed, nor even paying attention. And while personally I could summon up the energy to fight over the Afghanistan mission, I'm not sure what the point is of going to electoral war over a budget that will probably just hold the line.
Meanwhile, the air goes slowly out of the Tory balloon as the economy goes South. So why not, as some have counselled, wait a bit longer, and let it head all the way down to Mexico?