Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The PQ Civil War Continues

Pauline Marois, shown here unveiling the new PQ program in June, is on the ropes following the publication of a manifesto by a group of dissenters who claim the PQ is “worn out and confused,” and is defending her plan to make Quebec a country. Photograph by: Allen McInnis, Gazette file photo

PQ Leader Pauline Marois Blasts Sovereignist Dissenters -- Montreal Gazette

MONTREAL - Parti Qu├ębecois leader Pauline Marois is lashing out at a group of sovereignist dissenters, accusing them of showing contempt for party members.

On the ropes following the publication of a manifesto by a group of dissenters who claim the PQ is “worn out and confused,” Marois defended her plan Tuesday to make Quebec a country.

“I don’t think a divide and conquer strategy is the right attitude to have,” Marois said. “What is happening now is showing contempt for thousands of party activists who believe in sovereignty.

“It is absolutely useless for us to be divided now. We want a country.”

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My Comment: Support for the sovereignty movement in Quebec is in the ditch right now .... this fact is starting to frustrate the die-hard sovereignist .... hence the new party.

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