Mr. Woodsworth was the only MP to vote against our entry into the war.
Mr. Harper seized on this one action and then intentionally implied it showed the act to be a cravenly act of cowardice and an indication of Nazi sympathies when he stated for the Hansard:
"There are few men in this Parliament for whom I have greater respect than the leader of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. I admire him in my heart, because time and again he has had the courage to say what lays on his conscience, regardless of what the world might think of him. A man of that calibre is an ornament to any Parliament."
The reason for the difference in opinion is simple: King pays honest tribute to a rivals reputation and character. Harper distorts the truth of history and assassinates any rivals reputation and character.
As far as the majority of his other personal attacks go Dion and Iggy and other politicians can defend themselves but as I previously commented: