Canada: POLITICS: The Liberals' Problem

Like the survivor of an accident who carefully feels out his sore spots, the Liberal Party went over itself last week. The contusions and abrasions were frightful. There had been not one accident, but three.

There had been the by-election in Pontiac, Quebec, lost to a Social Crediter, and the by-elections in Toronto-Parkdale and Portage la Prairie last week, lost to the Progressive Conservatives. The worst bump was raised by Portage. The Liberals had not only fought hardest there to keep the seat, Liberal for the last eleven years, but the election...

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