"It’s going to be a long day."

Gee, “senior NDP official”, you think?

Leaving aside the monumental OMGness of behind-the-scenes opposition party negotiations involving Jean Chretien and Ed Broadbent, as Colleague Wherry pointed out via email, the very best bit is the following:

Chretien was seen on his way to his downtown Ottawa office, but when asked about the coalition talks he feigned an inability to understand English.

“Je ne comprends pas anglais,” he said.