"Because if my motion had passed, then I would have won, and if it had failed, then I would have won. And if this motion passes, then I will win. And if it fails, then I will win."
But the real truth can be seen from the weird colors Mr. Duceppe turned when the Tory motion was first unveiled. You don't turn those colors when you are happy. You turn those colors when you are having heart trouble.
(Or when you are being politically gang-banged by a troupe of hardy lads from the ROC)