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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Ye shall know them by their friends … and some of Jason Kenney's are pretty interesting to contemplate.
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Preston Manning
David J. Climenhaga | In order to unite the right, Preston Manning is going to have to unite the fight to unite the right. That may be a tall order.
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Rick Orman
David J. Climenhaga | It would be foolish for NDP supporters and strategists to assume the right in Alberta will never reunite into a single party.
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Rob Merrifield
David J. Climenhaga | A graceful departure would have benefitted former Alberta trade representative Rob Merrifield's reputation as well as the province he had been generously paid to serve.
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Alberta Asia envoy Gary Mar
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta Conservative leadership frontrunner Gary Mar just keeps shooting himself in the foot. Now he's done it again.
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Edmonton East Independent MP Peter Goldring
David J. Climenhaga | It just doesn't seem like things are going to play out well for Peter Goldring, who until he refused to blow into a breathalyzer was the Conservative MP for Edmonton East.
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Gary Mar, soon to be Alberta's 'envoy' to Asia
David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Alison Redford's perspective, what if a few taxpayers are unhappy at Gary Mar's new Asian sinecure? The risks of that are less severe than the dangers of keeping the guy around.
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Alberta Conservative leadership frontrunner Gary Mar
David J. Climenhaga | If the Alberta PCs really want to reinvent themselves in order to get a new lease on life with Alberta voters, they have two good choices left in the leadership contest. Neither is likely to win.
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David J. Climenhaga | Ten reasons why you should worry about Gary Mar becoming premier of Alberta, with explanatory links.
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Ted Morton and the Alberta Tory leadership vote results
David J. Climenhaga | Right-wing Alberta Tory leadership candidate Ted Morton would have done far better last night if he'd forthrightly owned up to using an email address he shouldn't have, and apologized.
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Alberta Tory candidates Ted Morton & Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | If you vote in the Alberta Tories' private election today -- free of spending limits and donations, without oversight and rife with questionable voting practices -- you are endorsing the outcome.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Conservatives' first leadership ballot will be counted tomorrow. It's too close to call which one of the four serious candidates will be voted off the island.