Saturday, December 02, 2006

The Real Story Here

Stephanie Somebody-or-other takes the federal Liberal leadership; Adam Radwanski points out the obvious:
Selling bland to the broader electorate is an entirely different matter - as is winning votes outside Quebec with English as awkward as Dion's. But for all the talk of the Liberals' oft-cited commitment to winning, the outside world ceases to exist when you're inside the convention hall. It becomes about feeling good when you leave it, or at least feeling less bad about your own candidate losing.
Meanwhile, in Alberta, it very well might be that the fate of the nation is being determined.