Glowing send offs all around for Jim Prentice today.
And all of them are thick with the same political speculation in Kinsella's piece.
"Mr. Clean", as Weston calls him above, predictably played down all the musings about a future re-entry into politics, but the talk won't go away and his name will probably still come up in the prayers of traditional conservatives still hanging around the CPC.
He is the Liberals' worst nightmare, a moderate with feet firmly planted in West and East. More importantly he's Reform's worst nightmare, a spectre of the Progressive Conservatives, who, as a leader, would threaten to beat the populists back down and possibly reignite the flammable and delicate truce that is the Conservative Party of Canada.
Harper has one more election in him.
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