I thought I
made it plain that I was arguing for it. I even tried to illustrate my position so that he who runs might read. I said that if I were five steps away from the edge of a precipice and took one step towards it, I was substantially nearer the edge. I thought that was plain enough even for my hon. friend.
At the Liberal convention in 1919 we crystallized our thoughts and our views and got as near as we possibly could to a platform, and there it is. Of course, you cannot get a body like that all of one mind. Some have reservations. As a matter of fact, there was another statement made, and I want to say this much: Every member of this House last session spoke another word with respect to his attitude on tariff. Now which holds good? If you or I, Mr. Speaker, or anybody else made a will last year, and we decided to make another one this year, which would hold? Is it not the last one?