Left Over: Justin Plays the Apple to Con’s Eve…

Eve Adams, former Conservative MP, to join Liberal Party ‘She wanted to be her community’s voice in Ottawa, not the prime minister’s voice in her community’: Trudeau By Kady O’Malley, CBC News Posted: Feb 09, 2015 8:33 AM ET Last Updated: Feb 09, 2015 11:20 AM ET   Hahahahaha! Trudeau is really scraping the bottom of ...

Left Over: Reflections on Defections….

  ANALYSIS MP Glenn Thibeault’s defection leaves the NDP feeling ‘hurt’ Sudbury MP’s decision to join provincial Liberals leaves former party searching for answers By Rosemary Barton, CBC News Posted: Dec 18, 2014 11:00 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 18, 2014 11:00 AM ET 9 Wildrose MLAs, including Danielle Smith, cross to Alberta Tories Progressive Conservative ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Has the Wildrose Party outlived its purpose?

TweetAnyone already cynical about politics in Alberta will have their views reinforced with yesterday’s announcement that Wildrose leader Danielle Smith and eight of her party’s MLAs have abandoned their role as the Official Opposition and joined the 43-year governing Progressive Conservatives. After a five hour meeting of the PC Caucus at Government House, Premier Jim Prentice and Ms. Smith walked ...

Alberta Diary: Wildrose Party endures its cruelest day as two MLAs quit to join Jim Prentice’s PC government

Ian Donovan, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and Kerry Towle at yesterday afternoon’s floor-crossing news conference in the Legislature Building. (Ici Radio-Canada photo.) Below: Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith and quotable former prime ministers Harold Wilson, Brian Mulroney and Winston Churchill. There was the cruelest sort of irony in the battering suffered yesterday by Alberta’s Wildrose Opposition, ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: As 2 more Wildrose MLAs leave, can Danielle Smith’s leadership survive?

TweetLast week, the wheels were falling off the Wildrose bus. This week, the passengers have flung open the emergency exits and started leaping out into traffic. The Wildrose Official Opposition started the month of November with 17 MLAs and might be ending it with only fourteen. Today, Progressive Conservative leader Jim Prentice, flanked by Little Bow ...

Left Over: The Continued Character Assassination of Kevin Page…and an Antidote

This is addressed to all those CRAP MPs who hover like wasps over rancid jam ’round the PM.. Do none of you have a backbone? Is there not a single honest and moral bone in any of your bodies, that you stand around and let this madness continue? Will none of you have the grace ...