But guess who's not invited to the high-profile think-tank in Montreal to envision the country's future? Incredibly, that would be Liberal MPs.
The entire caucus, except for leader Michael Ignatieff and chinwag co-chairman Mauril Belanger, have been told to stay in their ridings for this seminal party event, limiting their participation to Internet video linkages with the conference floor. For Conservative zinger writers, this is a wonderful gift providing them with attack lines such as: Liberal Deep Thinkers Wanted (MPs need not apply). I can already see Prime Minister Stephen Harper's grin as he throws barbs across the Commons aisle at MPs deemed not worthy of joining their leader in this maximus cerebrius exercise.
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