Well, Dion has already fallen into the first of the Conservative traps, by letting them put him on the defensive. Straight out of the gate, he’s insisting he’s not the caricature the Tory ads make him out to be. Of course he’s not, but reminding us of the caricature is not exactly the best way to counter it.
He then went on to further lower expectations by telling The Globe and Mail that he knows his English is less-than-perfect and that his goal is to be understood “by Canadians when they are hearing on the radio, just a spot, just a short clip and all the words will be perceived. That is my goal.” This is what the great dream of bilingualism has come to.
I smell blood in the water.
– Frank Moher