|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Former Wildrose Party leader and notorious floor-crosser Danielle Smith's swan song yesterday announcing her departure from right-wing talk radio had a distinctly Trumpian tone.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Let's lop off the top half of British Columbia and give it to Alberta! It might be the only way to save the country, dontcha know?|
Has former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith become a (not so) secret admirer of NDP Premier Rachel Notley?David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith's recent op-ed was certainly not the ringing endorsement of the UCP one would have expected from a former conservative Opposition leader at this moment.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the federal NDP. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's job today will be to get ahead of the assault on reason yesterday's truck attack in Edmonton is bound to unleash.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Politics is a full-contact sport, played with the elbows up, and if young people are contemplating an elected career, they’ll need a thick skin. Grade six is not too early to learn this.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | There's a reason why Alberta's conservatives engage in this kind of self-destructive behaviour. It reflects the views of a powerful, socially conservative cabal within their parties.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Right-wing unification talks are proceeding behind closed doors in Alberta. Where is the promised grassroots process? Nowhere to be seen.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's right-wing political parties still haven't been able to crawl back out of the fiery pit Pastor Allan Hunsperger led them into.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Kenney's pending victory as Alberta PC leader another attempt on Manning's part to Unite the Right in Wild Rose Country.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose leader distanced himself from a campus club that published an offensive ad -- although a photo on social media shows him meeting the same group not long ago.|
Wildrose reaction to proposed raise for front-line health workers illustrates the party's rightward shiftDavid J. Climenhaga | The days when party leaders like Danielle Smith and Rob Anderson expressed support for front-line health-care workers, are clearly over.
Canada's right doubtless dismayed as The Economist boots the U.S.A. off its list of 'full democracies'David J. Climenhaga | The Economist didn't blame the decline in American democracy on Donald Trump. They blamed Donald Trump on the decline in American democracy.
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