To be fair, Ignatieff's cat seems to be quite domineering and intimidating, thereby impeding his accessorizing capabilities. HOWEVER, Jack Layton guitar proves to be the ultimate accessory today (sorry, kittens!).
I also think that voters should take into consideration that Harper's shot is obviously professional, you can tell by the lighting. Ignatieff's is a candid.I wish Jack Layton had a kitten picture that I could've posted, but I didn't find one. :(