Do they really think people in Quebec are outraged at Doan or that if they stand up and make a big fuss about this they're going to get votes from people in Quebec?
Ralph Klein used to refer to this as "Dome Disease." Essentially it's a mental deficiency politicians get after sitting under the dome of the legislature/parliament for too long, thinking that their petty games are of any interest to regular Albertans/Canadians.
And when they absurdly waste their (and our) time (and money) on these silly issues, it's no wonder people have such a low opinion of politicians.
Here's a petition started by some Doan fans.