This email from Michael Ignatieff to his mass-mailing list went out this afternoon. Titled “This is personal,” it strikes me as manipulative, undignified and in poor taste — using the Liberal leader’s own personal tragedy to wring votes from Canadians. I know Ignatieff is trying to establish a personal connection with voters but this was a poor decision, more likely to make people feel uncomfortable than sympathetic.Here is what is in the email Ivison refers to.
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Ignatieff's "I Feel Your Pain" Goes Too Far
The Liberal leader in trying push his Family Care Plan uses his family tragedy in his email that he has sent . John Ivison calls it "manipulative, undignified and in poor taste."
Posted by frmgrl at 10/07/2010