The Debaters

Canada does not need more political parties

Simon Rakoff and Jon Steinberg are in Ottawa trying to earn votes when they debate if Canadians need more choices on the ballot.
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Simon Rakoff and Jon Steinberg are in Ottawa trying to earn votes when they debate if Canadians need more choices on the ballot.

Simon Rakoff tries to Bloc the idea that more options will mean more improvements.

If the numbskulls we have now are the best and brightest people who want to be in government, I can't imagine how bad the people we'd get if we started diluting the talent pool!- Simon Rakoff

But Jon Steinberg campaigns on the notion that our current structure is clearly failing. 

How can you say the current system is working when we're wasting Canadian tax payers' dollars on…things like this debate?- Jon Steinberg

Click play to find out who finishes first past the post!