1. A traitor of the Canadian political system.
2. A liar of the worst kind.
3. A Canadian Member of Parliament who was elected as a Liberal, then became a Conservative Party member two weeks after the election to accept a lucrative Cabinet position as Minister of International Trade.
Mr. Emerson refuses to give up his riding, despite public outrage of his own constituants, several nationwide petitions, and an investigation by the ethics commision of Canada.
'I know you just hired me, but your competitor has offered me money in exchange for my moral character, so I am pulling a David Emerson'