If &#0151 and it is, of course, a considerable if &#0151 all the polls are correct, the Manitoba New Democratic Party is on the verge of winning an overwhelming victory in Tuesdayâe(TM)s provincial election.

The last of the pre-election polls indicated that 57 per cent of decided voters preferred Premier Gary Doerâe(TM)s New Democrats while the Conservatives are languishing in the mid-twenties. Astoundingly, a majority of Manitobans are telling pollsters that they not only trust New Democrats to manage the health-care system (a belief they have long held), they even think the NDP can do a better job of cutting taxes than the Conservatives.

It is not overstating the case to say that Doer has thrown the Manitoba Conservative Party into a state of disarray. It would be na