A spokesman for Mr. Layton, Karl Belanger, did not sound keen on the May-Dion-Layton dinner.
"We didn’t talk about who this person might be," he said. "She won the auction, so we’ll see, but co-ordinating the schedule of three leaders . . . two leaders is already tricky. Three leaders could be even more tricky. But you know, it looks like the Liberal party would be well-represented at that dinner, since she’s the Liberal party candidate in Central Nova."
Just go to the dinner, shut your trap, stop with the political gamesmanship. Nobody is equating a dinner with a meaningful summit, simply an opportunity to sit down, chat, see if there is any common ground, on anything. When you think about which federal leader would probably cringe at the thoughts of this dinner party, it tells the NDP all they need to know. Get over it, what's the harm?