Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff has accepted an offer from comedian Rick Mercer to take part in a one-on-one debate with Conservative Leader Stephen Harper...
Harper had earlier spoken about the possibility of a one-on-one debate, but then distanced himself from the idea and said he accepts the judgment of the broadcast network consortium to have two four-leader debates.
Mercer tweeted late Friday night that he would rent Toronto's Massey Hall for the showdown.
"Ok hell i will rent massey put the cameras in place and moderate the Harper Iggy smackdown," Mercer tweeted.
He followed it several minutes later with "Ok i'll produce a Iggy Harper debate. 50 grand to a charity of their choice. I'll find a broadcaster or 4."
Ignatieff responded Saturday afternoon, also on Twitter: "I'm in."
The Liberal leader then tweeted that he wanted the charity money to go to the Alzheimer Society. Ignatieff's mother succumbed to Alzheimer's disease in 1992.
I wonder if my suggestion here will turn into reality?