Grits And Tories Are The New Coalition, Layton Says

Posted on Friday, January 30 at 09:16 by NAUWATCH

NDP Leader Jack Layton appeared shocked Wednesday when the Liberals came out in support of the Conservatives' budget, effectively ending an unprecedented NDP-Grit coalition forged only two months ago to topple the Tory government.

But for many political commentators, the political shift was anything but a surprise. In recent weeks, many analysts predicted that the coalition, which required the support of the Bloc Quebecois, was finished.

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