Why should the Liberal Party, the NDP, and the Green Party merge? Because they are already united in blandness. If these parties were not bland, if they were not vague, or if they even had the slightest unique trait among them, merging would not be an… . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Blandness Is Easy To Merge With Liberals, NDP, & Greens
The Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party shouldn’t merge to defeat the Conservatives, they should merge to be better than themselves .
Liberals often cite diversity is strength but at the same time rebuff making the party stronger, making a new party stronger by uniting with the NDP. New Democrats often take pride in socialist principles but at the same time endorse harsh capitalistic electoral competition where both parties lose.
These two parties should not merge to be a united progressive coalition, as if any such union should be strategic, no, they should merge for the same reason that each
. . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Legalize Same-Ideology Unions
There is only one federal party in Canada that calls for the creation of a coalition. Of the four major political organizations, there is only one that has in its constitution as one of its founding principles the responsibility to develop such a union. It isn’t the Green Party, it isn’t the Liberals, it’s not even the NDP. The party that believes in coalitions so much is the same party that opposed them as undemocratic in 2009; the Conservative Party of Canada.
Of course it makes sense that the Conservatives, themselves the result of a merger between the Canadian Alliance
. . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: The Undemocratic Conservative Coalition