Michael Ignatieff And The Death Of Liberal Canada: Grit Leader Brilliant, Unfocused, Says Newman

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Author Peter C. Newman had to quickly change tack on a book he was writing about former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, reports the Globe and Mail's Jane Taber. His research revealed the Liberal leader as a man who, having lived outside the country for half his life, had a confused view of patriotism. “He thought if he loved the country enough it would love him back, and it doesn’t work that way,” Mr. Newman observed.

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