Not sure if there's appetite for this but whatever.
Horwath receieved some rapturous coverage in the Toronto Star: "The fact Horwath is a woman probably mattered in getting her elected leader. The fact she was the youngest of the four contenders likely mattered at least as much. The fact she is the toughest may have mattered most of all... The young man who nominated Horwath perhaps put best her appeal. "We don't need another politician," he said. By the looks of things, they didn't get one."
Critical coverage has mostly focussed on her stubborn belief that manufacturing centres like Hamilton and Windsor aren't doomed, "The new leader's defence of the manufacturing industry prompted one of the odder rallying cries in politics. "We won't adjust. We refuse to adjust." The NDP got its wish for new leadership but it's not yet clear whether the convention slogan of "new ideas" will be fulfilled."
Meanwhile, in one of the funnier post-campaign comments, Peter Kormos, soon to celebrate his 21st anniversary as an MPP declared: "There's faces that have been around far too long who are far beyond their expiry dates. Time for these folks to move on."