Monday, August 22, 2011

Jack Layton – 1950-2011


I was absolutely impressed by Jack Layton as he rose to national prominence this past election. I saw him as a foil to Stephen Harper and to whomever the Liberals finally choose to lead that party (if they ever get it together again.) And as someone who could have been a great prime minister someday.

But sadly, his battle with cancer was lost very quickly this summer and Canada is left much poorer for that.

Update: Read his last letter to Canadians.

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