Monday, August 14, 2006

Iggy Says Something Clever

From CTV, while addressing an audience of Lebanese-Canadians:

Even if you accept the right of Israel to defend itself, which I do, is it in Israel's security interest, is it in the interest of peace in the Middle East, for most of southern Lebanon to be flattened or destroyed?

He also said that Canada should commit to leading nations in the reconstruction of Lebanon, which I think is something all Canadians should be able to agree with.

Now, was that so hard, Iggy? Couldn't you have worked that into a quick fax between riding Ponies in the North Hungarian Mountain Range and hunting pheasants with Lord Teverstock?


Anonymous said...

Iggy knows that Liberals prefer warm and fuzzy platitudes, bromides, and banalities over substance. Iggy has learned his lesson.

bigcitylib said...

Damn right. Gimme some bromides.

Anonymous said...

Myself I like Dalton McGuinty who punctuates every policy utterance with: "Its for our children and our grandchildren." But I don't miss Paul Martin's "Let me say this, I am very, very concerned."

Chris Schnurr said...

um, WHY should Canada pay? Israel should be paying for ALL reconstruction costs and humanitarian aid.

bigcitylib said...

Chris, I agree but Israel won't pay, so others must step up. If the only reconstruction money comes from Iran through Hez, then The West can't expect to have much say in the affairs of the area.