Response to electoral reform announcement bordering on revisionist history

The reaction to the government’s announcement that they were going to break their election promise to replace Canada’s current first-past-the-post electoral system reveals a lot about the priorities of the opposition parties.  Nathan Cullen, NDP MP, called Trudeau a “liar” and “the most cynical variety of politician.” NDP Leader Tom Mulcair supported his MP, calling the announcement a “betrayal.” Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (pictured above) said she felt “more deeply shocked and betrayed by my government today than on any day in my adult life.”These are indeed strong reactions to a campaign promise that was given very little attention

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