A BCer in Toronto: Quoted on affairs Liberal

Postmedia’s Lee Berthiaume filed the obligatory Justin Trudeau and the Liberal leadership story yesterday, and I’m quoted. First, in defence of charisma:  “Charisma can be seen as superficial, but it is important,” said Liberal blogger Jeff Jedras. “I’m looking for someone who can go into small groups in small towns

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Trashy's World: Justin Trudeau…

… will he or won’t he? I haven’t a clue and don’t pretend otherwise. But Warren Kinsella does have some insights and recently (as in “today”) outlined 10 Reasons why JT is a Good Choice. All valid points and, quite frankly, this from-the-sidelines blogger-dude cannot come up with 10 Reasons

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Calgary Grit: Rae’s Play

Rae has milked the interim leader title for all its worth In perhaps the least surprising news story of the year, Bob Rae appears set to announce his candidacy for Liberal leadership for the third time in the last six years. Say what you will about the man (and I’m

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Calgary Grit: Happy Anniversary!

One year ago today, Stephen Harper turned an “unwanted election” into his first majority government, Jack Layton and the NDP soared to never before seen heights, and Liberals spent the evening curled up in a fetal position sobbing in the corner. On political anniversaries, it’s tempting to give each party

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Oh Peggy, Your Anti-Quebec Bias Is Showing!

Peggy Wente first goes into her commentary over Patrick Brazeau and Justin Trudeau’s boxing match last week-end and saying that Justin Trudeau would not be a good leader for the Liberals, because the west hates his dad, yadda! yadda! yadda.  Yes, I’m sure Peggy would be one of the first

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