The latest grumbling is about Ruth Ellen Brosseau's nomination papers. Her opponents suggest they may have been falsified and say the riding results should be nullified if that is the case.
A man in the Berthier-Maskinonge riding says he was stunned to see his name and address listed on the papers filed by the NDP campaign, when he doesn't recall giving his support.
The name of Rene Young's wife, Lise Leblanc, is there too, except her name is misspelled and the signature was clearly forged, he added.
"Lise Leblanc is written there — but Leblanc without a C," Young said Wednesday in his living room in Trois-Rivieres, at the eastern end of the riding.
"I don't think an adult would make a mistake in her name."Well, maybe she would if she no speaka da langue.
Meanwhile, her fearless leader, Canada's new leader of the opposition, is fending off suggestions that his newbies are trop wet behind the oreilles. His young'uns will bring tons of "energy" and "enthusiasm" to their work, says Shiatsu Jack (words that, down the road, will no doubt come back to haunt him).