I must therefore follow this program and abide by this principle. Indeed, I do not claim to- meet the demands of the nationalists who, tired of seeking blindly some formulae for our economic recovery in the policies of the Liberal party, turn towards a political and utopian idealism of exaggerated secession, and selfish nationalism whose mean ideals are incapable of looking beyond the horizon of the province of Quebec.
Are these estimates excessive? Are they acceptable? Before expressing my opinion on this question, I think it would be important to set the scope of the discussion.