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So here's us, on the raggedy edge.
Apparently a few years of watching from the political wilderness haven’t taught Paul Martin any more about political realities.
‘We will elect a Liberal government’: Paul Martin tells Calgary crowd
Last Updated: Friday, October 3, 2008 | 6:09 PM E
Former Liberal leader Paul Martin gestures at a heckler during a Calgary speech. (CBC)
Former Liberal prime minister Paul Martin raised some eyebrows in the oilpatch when he predicted the Liberals will form the next federal government.
“When we took office in 1993, the Conservatives left us with a $43 billion deficit. Four years later, that deficit was gone, and when we left office 2.5 years ago, there was a $12 billion surplus and no other country in the world can match that record,” he continued.
“Let me simply say, on Oct. 14, we will elect a Liberal government.”
The emphasis on that last paragraph was added by me.