Musings —11.27.2011 01:00 AM—
“He was an impressive man,” says Newman, as he waits to go on to a Sun News talk show. “But he was the wrong man.”
The wrong man. That, in sum, is the verdict you are left with when you read — as I did, quickly — Newman’s impressive new book, When the Gods Changed: The Death of Liberal Canada. Ignatieff was brilliant, erudite, accomplished and decent.
And, mostly, the wrong man.