That sweet smell of success in the air is actually Newfoundland & Labrador PC leadership hopeful Ches Crosbie’s secret ingredients to an effective campaign… And it also smells a lot like sweet potato fries.
A new poster campaign demanding the resignation of Newfoundland & Labrador premier Dwight Ball has become the most recent act of protest to make waves in the province. Here is everything that has happened so far in this latest attempt to #SackBall.
We’ll be mashing up the Federal #Elxn42, and the Blue Jays #ALCS Game 3 with a dash of alcohol to ease the tension.
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At the end of this first month, Harper looked not only incompetent and untrustworthy, but even distasteful as a choice for Prime Minister; a poor manager for Canada, not only in terms of his track record but also due to the tarnishing effect he’s had on Canada’s international brand too.
With Crosby’s appointment, the beginning of September there represent an expected shift into the second phase of the election, in which the big questions of domestic worthiness gave way to issues of national identity.
For Newfoundlanders, it was politics as usual on Sunday, September 20th. Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau rolled into town for another campaign pitstop and the dozing electorate, used to watching politics play out on T.V., were shaken awake for just a brief brush with federal campaign politics.
Thursday’s Globe & Mail debate marked only the second time that a national political leaders’ debate was targeted primarily to online viewers. The elderly and digitally illiterate are finally relegated to CPAC where they belong.
“Erase from your minds, fellow Canadians, the past four weeks. They haven’t mattered at all.” That’s what the pundits say, at least. To them, I suppose, the month of August has merely been some sort of sadistic theatrical preamble, where dueling leftists, corrupt senators, dead refugees, and urinating handymen all vie for our attention like pathetic sideshows at some orgiastic circus.
J.H. Burns outlines the shooting of Don Dunphy at the hands of Premier Paul Davis’ security outfit that took Newfoundland & Labrador by force two weeks ago, and tries to make some sense out of the mess of the information given to the public.