Attempting to stave off a collapse in support, led by party members "put off" by his positions on Quebec, Torture, Israeli War Crimes, and Iraq, Michael Ignatieff begged his delegates to "stay the course" this evening, and not spoil their first round ballots as a means of keeping his ass as far away from political power as humanly possible :
The idea that they should spoil a ballot seems to me to be a waste of one of the greatest democratic opportunities of a generation.
Reaction to Iggy's plea among Liberal delegates was mixed. "Fuck you, poindexter!" said one disillusioned ex-supporter. "You're going back to Harvard in a box!"