The Liberals have a great opportunity to rebuild, retake their base and not make the mistake of ignoring it or take it for granted, becoming lazy and allowing the Ref/Con to infiltrate and seduce them. The "ehtnics"( Jews, Italians, Greeks, Indians, Sri Lankan etc.)will be turned off in a while, just like they did in Ontario, when Harris wooed and then lost them. They have learnt the art of self-interest, especially the youinger generation whose loyalty They have learnt the art of self-interest, especially the youinger generation whose can be rented.
In 1984 Mulroney had a lot of MPs from Quebec and Alberta, who were also inexperienced ad untried, but they were small buisnessmen, chicken farmers and notaries, middle-aged and incapable of learning on the job and it was a mess, with indictments and convictions, because they were set in their ways. Jack's "babies" are young, educated and willing to learn. Some wil fall by the wayside, but most will endure.
Take a valium, pull up the chair and enjoy. In the meantime' watch the unrestrained Ref/Con try to undo the social safety nets, while rewarding their corporate bosses, especially in Bat Street and the Oil Patch.