CFN – So who are we really voting for in this odd limping Ontario election? There are two clear choices; a corrupt and incompetent Liberal Government under Kathleen Wynne which is frankly scary.
Or a Hudak led government that will chop over 100,000 jobs; most likely be even more incompetent, and probably at the end of the day if they have their chance also be corrupt.
Judging from how our local MPP and his cohorts have behaved towards this media outlet I have very little faith in Ontario being treated fairly under a Hudak led government.
Luckily the numbers don’t show the people of Ontario liking either enough to give either a majority.
That makes NDP leader Andrea Horwath a King, or Queen maker. But she’s also in a sticky position. After all it was Andrea who finally pulled down Wynne, but unless things drastically change the NDP might lose a few seats.
The Greens have gained in the polls thanks to two very interesting story points; combining school boards (which I support) and allowing beer sales in stores (which I also support).
While the Greens will gain more members and voters in this election it’s doubtful they’ll win any seats which means they will not have any role to play in who gets to be Preme.
Kathleen Wynne may not be behind the wheel of Ontario much longer
Can Horwath honestly support Wynne again after calling her government corrupt and bringing it down? If the PC’s come out first Andrea can cut a deal with Tim who would probably eat babies to be Premier or she can somehow create some “partnership” with the very leader she pulled down. Now that’s what I call a poison pill. Frankly I see her partnering with the Cons like her Federal counterparts seem to have done Federally as it was Jack Layton that pulled down Paul Martin and then rode his Orange Crush to heights his party has never achieved and most likely ever will again while giving Stephen Harper his majority.
Horwath supporting Hudak will make a lot more sense to her in many ways as the impact of her policies would stand out more, and for her more importantly it would buy her some time as leader. Playing Joan Crawford to Wynne’s Baby Jane pretty much will finish Horwath as a leader.
As for the Liberals if that were to happen; it would be devastating and the end of Kathleen Wynne as leader and the party would have to flush the whole McGuinty team which it probably should have done in the first place just like in this riding the old Liberal guard have held onto what was long gone to the point that they themselves will finish third behind a NDP local candidate that is part of the most scandalized municipal government in Ontario history. Frankly I’d even be voting Orange in this election; but can’t because of local candidate Elaine MacDonald. I may vote Libertarian to say I did so once in my life….
Interesting politics in Ontario, eh?
Of course there’s still time. The debates might give voters some cold sweat time to really consider who the vote for and why; but it’s going to be a very interesting June 13th here in Canada’s largest province.
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