Well, not this time. I do not think very fast. It requires a great deal of time for me to write even a small jingle like the one I read. I do not have the brains that some people have. I have to think for a long time before I can compose poetry.
This is the subamendment proposed to this house by my leader the other day:
However, we regret that there is nothing in the speech from the throne to indicate that it is the government's intention to ask parliament to lay down a scientific, modern financial policy for Canada that will guide the Bank of Canada in its operations, bring about a speedy end to the present tight-money policy, and effectively check the ever-rising cost of living.
That amendment, Mr. Speaker, was devised by reason of the fact that unless there is a change in basic financial policy, the problems that confront Canada today will never, never be solved. But when this amendment was moved and the leader of the Social Credit party made his speech, which was the basis of the amendment, of course, he had to criticize the policy laid down by the Bank of Canada. In criticizing the policy laid down by the Bank of Canada he mentioned the name of the governor of the Bank of Canada. Well, well, what happened? We find that the Financial Post, one of Canada's leading orthodox financial papers, began to take my leader to task. It was not very ably done, either, but it was done in a way that should be far beneath the dignity of one of Canada's leading financial papers. This is what one of the editors said. I do not know what editor
The Address-Mr. Hansell wrote this article; I wish I knew so that I could name him as I am reading this editorial. This is from the Financial Post of October 26:
Mr. Low's contribution to the current Ottawa debate was a lecture on finance. It was an eye-opener to any who fondly believe that experience has cured the Crediters of their delusions.
First, Mr. Low did the cowardly and inexcusable.-