Sweater fever is catching. First it was Stephen Harper who donned a baby blue sweater in the campaign's early days in a bid to look more relaxed. Now Stephane Dion is adopting the look too. During a swing through New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Saturday, Dion traded his usual suit for casual pants, shirt - and burgundy sweater.
He wore the image well as he gave two rousing speeches and later mingled with supporters.
In fact, Dion seems a changed man since the debates. Dion, who ditched his TelePrompter a week ago, has been speaking with more enthusiasm and confidence -- and getting a welcome reception from supporters.
"This kind of speech, when I speak with my heart and my love for my country and my love for P.E.I., I don't need TelePrompters," Dion said today, during a stop in Miscouche, P.E.I.