As a communications document, the platform is disappointing. The focus is on a richer, fairer and greener Canada. Nothing wrong with that but the goals are too broad, too 30,000 feet. They are so general they are difficult to believe. The Liberals need to connect with swing voters – who are not really interested in the picture. They just need one reason to believe their life will get better if Stéphane Dion is Prime Minister.