2) Coalition governments offer the best option for stability in our post 1993 5 party system.
3) Parties who form governments with less than 50 percent of the popular vote do not have the moral authority to govern as if they are majority governments. Coalitions ensure cooperation among parties who more accurately reflect the popular vote.
I was happy to discover, that despite what he may have said this morning that Harper, deep in his heart, agrees with me that coalition governments can be a good thing.
Here's Block leader Gilles Duceppe on Harper's attempt to form a coalition in 2004.