"Members of the federal Liberal caucus, not all of whom speak French, marched out of the House of Commons Thursday in protest at the appointment of a senior civil servant, because he doesn’t speak adequate French."
Kelly McParland: Bilingualism walkout cements Liberals’ out-of-touch status | Full Comment | National Post
The NDP fair no better when they protest the appointment of a new Supreme Court judge.
"Which should Canadians rather have, an Auditor-General who can speak both official languages or one who can ferret through the minutia of federal departmental spending and waste? Ditto with Supreme Court judges: Do we want the best legal minds in the country, regardless of whether they speak only French or only English, or is it more important that nominees to our highest court be fluently bilingual?"
Lorne Gunter: NDP, Liberals put bilingualism before substance | Full Comment | National Post