Alberta Diary: On those Wildrose attack ads: they can hardly say Jim Prentice has ‘no plan’

The harshest of the three Wildrose Attack ads. Just let Youtube play, and you can see the Wildrose Party’s other two current attack ads plus its single positive spot. Below: A screen shot from one of the spectacularly ineffective 2006 No Plan ads attacking then premier Ed Stelmach. The full ads, unfortunately, have been removed ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: At last! #nlpoli

Without a doubt,  this is the most interesting, entertaining and revealing thing to come out of the Conservative leadership campaign. This could probably use a bit of writing and editing to tighten it up, but fundamentally, it’s the kind of thing that distinguishes John Ottenheimer in a positive way in the leadership campaign.  Where Steve ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The First Shot of 2015 #nlpoli

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THE FIFTH COLUMN: "Wake The Fuck Up" – Most Effective Use of the "F-Word" Ever

Runesmith's Canadian Content: Campaign Lessons Learned: What Would Don Draper Do?

A municipal campaign is perhaps the purest form of politics there is. There is no Party, no political machine at your back – just you and the voters. I didn’t get the whole ‘campaign’ thing before. Not really. Not even after having been fairly deeply involved in one during the last Federal election. It all ...

Runesmith's Canadian Content: Campaign Lessons Learned: What Would Don Draper Do?

A municipal campaign is perhaps the purest form of politics there is. There is no Party, no political machine at your back – just you and the voters. I didn’t get the whole ‘campaign’ thing before. Not really. Not even after having been fairly deeply involved in one during the last Federal election. It all ...