The only “win” I can see is for the social conservative organizers and members.
Scheer claims the party does not “play identity politics”, and in that case, Lewis’ campaign made the decision not to make her identity part of the conversation.
In April, the information had not changed but the subject had – and the political thought leaders didn’t notice.
From the day Kenney entered Alberta’s political arena in 2016 until election day in 2019, the UCP told Alberta their enemy was the NDP – in 2023, they may decide the enemy is our children.
Smith doesn’t tell her listeners that Calton is an economic historian and not a medical professional. She also doesn’t mention that the “Mises Institute is the world’s leading supporter of the ideas of liberty and the Austrian School of economics,” rather than an institute supporting public health and safety.
When you have every Karen and Daryl snatching likes from the lowest common denominator on Facebook for free, you can hardly blame the country’s mac and cheese-powered “thought leaders” for trying to recover their place as the chosen few who provide vocabulary lessons to thousands across the country.
Our colleagues in the world of political analysis, Scott Howard Payne and Robbie Kreger-Smith, did some collaboration and pontification on the way that progressive activists, from all parties, can rally together without merging. The ultimate goal being the removal of the current UCP government in 2023. While the […]
Connect: @Mitchell_ABdmaclean@countersign.ca The long anticipated Fair Deal Panel report was finally released to the public Wednesday, and though there is a lot of back-slapping going on, the government isn’t talking about the hundreds of millions of dollars obtaining the “fair deal” will cost Alberta. Contracting the R.C.M.P. comes […]
Was Harper’s decision to freeze the media out of the conversation intentional? Absolutely – not that he will take any responsibility for it.