|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Prediction: Jason Kenney will get a tougher fight from Brian Jean, the leader of the Wildrose Party, than he will from the demoralized PCs.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | It is axiomatic a supposedly national party can't exclusively take the side of a single province without doing itself serious harm. Yet this seems to be what the current CPC leadership wants to do.|
Don Getty, premier who battled economic downturn much like today's, among last of Alberta Red Tory leadersDavid J. Climenhaga | Don Getty's record as interpreted by the neoliberal propaganda machine is subject to as much mythmaking and distortion as that of Pierre Trudeau. History will judge him more kindly.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Thanks to the Wildrose defections, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is in a far weaker position thanks to his own actions than he was at the start of December.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | As Michael Cooper was being chosen by local Conservatives as their candidate in St. Albert-Edmonton, national media seems to have adopted Independent MP and former Tory Brent Rathgeber as a mascot.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The job of Liberals and New Democrats and Greens in Calgary Signal Hill is to find a way to defeat the Conservative candidate, whether or not his name is Rob Anders.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | For plenty of reasons, it is easy to write off fiscal hard-liner Ted Morton's chances in the race to replace Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach. This would be a big mistake.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The release of a reputable Environics poll yesterday shows Ed Stelmach's Alberta Conservatives are still ahead of the Wildrose Alliance party, if only by a nose.|