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The Liberal Scarf: Tracey Weiler is no Elizabeth Witmer when it comes to local leadership

I wrote yesterday about Tim Hudak doing a double flip-flop on full-day kindergarten, and now let’s take a look at the Tim Hudak candidate in Kitchener-Waterloo, Tracey Weiler and her position on full day kindergarten. While previous Progressive Conservative MPP Elizabeth Witmer stood up for Kitchener–Waterloo families, Tracey Weiler is more interested in taking orders from Hudak’s Queen’s Park backroom boys in Toronto and not listening to the thousands of families in Kitchener-Waterloo depending on full-day kindergarten.

On the important issue of FDK and local leadership, Weiler standing behind Hudak, who “condemned the program” is a sharp and disappointing turn away from previous Progressive Conservative MPP, Elizabeth Witmer, who in her

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Politics and its Discontents: Who Looks More Dishonourable Here?

I suppose some would say it is simply canny politics on the part of Dalton McGuinty here, and that Elizabeth Witmer sold herself to the highest bidder. On the other hand, I hope the Premier’s strategy fails, and Kitchener-Waterloo elects an NDPer in the byelection. Recommend this Post