This time around, let's keep this small, short, sweet, and efficient. Let's get the whole party to elect a new leader, give him/her a clear mandate, and march on this government with guns loaded, and hammers cocked...
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Leadership: Don't Forget To Oppose
One thing we cannot forget to do during the leadership campaign, is to ensure we do not forget to be THE opposition. Throughout our last contest, all we heard in the public/media narrative was, "everyone in the Liberal Party is running for leader - no-one is opposing the government". Even after Mr. Dion was elected, there were comments about his not being visible enough, spending time fund-raising his way out of leadership debt, and, of course, not opposing and defeating the government on a number of issues.