One of the things we’ve been pondering in the week since the Federal Election delivered us the election of a Conservative Government,
Though the race to replace Ralph Klein as leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Association has been on for sometime, the election of a Calgary-based Conservative Prime Minister throws a new dynamic into the race.
For instance, Dr. Ted Morton, the MLA for Foothills-Rockyview,
Running on the slogan “More Alberta, Less Ottawa,” Morton struck fear into
But will his supporters still be enthralled and mesmerized with attacks against a Calgary-based Conservative Ottawa? Can Morton shift the focus of his campaign against
Does he actually have the substance to carry a “real” issues-based campaign? One only has to look at Dr. Morton’s maiden speech to the Alberta Legislature to wonder if he has the ability to run a campaign based on “real issues” (ie: Health Care, Post-Secondary Education, the Environment, Agriculture, etc).
Though we’re sure the change in government in
The major question we’re asking is: if the “West is in now” as Prime Minister-Elect Stephen Harper announced in the late hours of January 23, is Ted Morton now out?