Reiterating one of his favorite themes of late, Tim Hudak, the never-ready-for-prime-time-politcal leader of the Ontario Tories, blamed the ‘union-bosses’ for denying him victory in last night’s Kitchener-Waterloo by-election.
Blaming a “tsunami” of public sector union bosses who bought votes in a riding held by his party for two decades, the hapless Hudak . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Political Contempt For The Electorate Continues
Forum Research, the polling company, must be feeling pretty good today. Their opinion polls released the day before the 2 by-elections held more or less accurate. The Liberals held Vaughan, and in a surprise upset, the NDP, who last held the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo back in 1943 when it was then known as the CCF, . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Ontario voters wake up today to what they had yesterday, (sort of).
At least I can sleep well tonight. Recommend this Post
I have to admit, I find the imagery extraordinarily pleasing.
Like a man on trial for criminal offences entering the courthouse via an underground passage to avoid the media glare, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty stole through the back door during a Wednesday evening stop at the campaign headquarters of Liberal lawyer . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Dalton McGuinty: A Man Running Or On The Run?
A coalition of community and labour organizations is hosting a local summit in Kitchener-Waterloo in time for the September 6 by-election. The by-election will determine whether or not the McGuinty government can pick up the seat vacated by former MPP … Continue reading →
My question: Is anyone listening? Recommend this Post