Mr. BENOIT MICHAUD (Restigouche-Madawaska):
Mr. Speaker, I rise to what I
believe is a question of privilege, and I hope that my point is well taken.
In the Ottawa Journal of this morning there appears an editorial headed as follows:
Mr. Speaker misunderstands the House of Commons.
In this ill-advised and ill-mannered editorial the anonymous writer-and incidentally I have no more respect than I should for those who have not the courage to sign the gems of wisdom which come out of their pens- criticizes your conduct, Mr. Speaker, in the following terms:
It seemed to show also that Mr. Speaker Fauteux either doesn't understand the spirit of the House of Commons rules or imagines that his duty as Speaker is to protect the government.
Subtopic: REFERENCE TO EDITORIAL IN "OTTAWA MORNING