Rumours

Rumours are circulating that Candice Bergen, Erin O’Toole and Michelle Rempel are all considering entering the CPC leadership race …

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… which would be good news. I think we want a big, exciting, even colourful field that represents ALL of Canada, coast to coast, and ALL points of view, from Red Tories to fiscal hawks and from social libertarians to social conservatives.

A successful big tent party needs either:

  • A celebrity, like Justin Trudeau ~ but his success will, I am certain, be ephemeral; or
  • A leader who has proven his or her mettle in a big, wide open leadership race.

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