According to an IPSOS poll (pdf via Nealenews), 40 percent think our government is illegitimate after the budget vote yesterday:
"If the opposition and government tie the vote, and the tie is broken in favour of the
government by the Speaker of the house, who is a Liberal" – 60% feel it would be
acceptable for the Liberals to remain in power;
That is an awful lot of people to be thinking that for a vote "won" by the Liberals. That shows, as Martin said, "confidence in the government." I think we should call Martin "the Joker" from now on. Until he wipes that sad nervous smile from his face. And quits making promises he can barely keep.