“What does Paul Davis do now?”
That was the start of the conversation. A serious question after the latest in a string of by-election losses for the provincial Conservatives deserved an equally serious answer.
Well, said your humble e-scribbler, that assumes he and his fellow Conservatives actually want to do anything. Davis was the . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The ABCs of the Conservative Implosion #nlpoli
As the story goes, the crowd currently running this place were all set to issue a news release that the first woman premier in the province’s history was announcing the appointment of the first woman clerk of the House of Assembly.
Then someone quietly pointed out that another Premier had already done that.
In the . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The New Sexism #nlpoli #cdnpoli
Some reporter decided to ask Paul Antle if he was interested in the Liberal leadership now that Dean MacDonald has decided he had better things to do that try and become Premier of the province. Sure, says Paul. Love to. But gee, the timing on this wh… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: He’s not that into you, either #nlpoli
Darin King failed miserably in his first encounter with the opposition parties. He didn’t have to. With the House due to open for its unavoidable fall sitting and with a government commitment to a debate, King needed to produce a result that work… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: How Darin Could Have Succeeded on the Debate #nlpoli
Okay so this is about the federal parties, but Rob Silver has a provocative idea.
But why not start a discussion between Liberals, New Democrats, Red Tories, and young people who have never been a member of a political party in their lives about a new vehicle – a new party. Consider it a blank . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: An alternative to A Grit-Dipper merger #nlpoli #cdnpoli