Thursday, November 25, 2010

Danny Williams

How interesting is it that the Globe throws in a bit of federal speculation into its report on Danny Williams' exit?

Tradition seems to last a bit longer out east and Williams is a pretty good example of it. He is a real conservative. A nationalist most definitely, though a Newfoundlander, not a Canadian nationalist. Yet the bit in the end about "nation building" certainly made me sit up a bit. The post Harper CPC looks more interesting by the week.

5 comments:

  1. Wouldn't matter which party Williams would lead; he couldn't get one seat in Quebec. He doesn't speak one word of French and more importantly, he's screwed over Quebec more than once.

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  2. As Danny says, "Nothing could be further from the truth!"

    He speaks several words of French

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  3. At the moment with Conservative in the gutter in Quebec the party can only win half a dozen seats or so and that could easily be made up in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as the rest of Atlantic Canada. The west will obviously vote Conservative and a more moderate conservative could do better in Ontario.

    Doesn't matter though because he won't run.

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  4. Doesn't matter though because he won't run.


    I can't say one way or the other, but why do you say that? Health?

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  5. ck said... "he's screwed over Quebec more than once."

    In Danny's, and the Rock's defense; Newfoundland has been screwed over by Quebec over several decades now.

    BTW - though I do not think it will happen (too many bridges burned via the ABC campaign) should Williams ever run for the CPC leadership ...I'm behind him 110%.

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