Entries by Carol Mott from 08/2011

Last Word on Jack Layton

| Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada

A lot has been said about the kind of grief Canadians have been showing for Jack Layton. Is it contrived? Why such public spectacles? Is it a true outpouring of emotion? For some it seemed clear they wanted their 15 minutes of fame and would grieve publicly and put on a performance for the cameras.