Ducking debates doesn’t do it

With more time, will more voters care? (B.C. Views, Aug. 19).

With more time, will more voters care? (B.C. Views, Aug. 19).

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair will not attend a debate Oct. 8, because Stephen Harper will not be there. What are you, children in a daycare centre? You are asking me for a job. If I went in for a job interview and told the interviewer that I would only participate under certain circumstances, would I get hired?

No.

We need to hear every word you can say to make an informed decision. We need to hear the truth of your life. I absolutely hate the negative propaganda that I am hearing in the media.

I have run in an election and participated in every aspect. I entered every debate, knocked on doors and had public appearances. I lost but I have the knowledge that I tried my hardest.

Andrew LudingtonEsquimalt

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