CFN – While Tim Hudak will most likely not be remembered as a Premier of Ontario he will be known as a Liberal Killer. While politics are partisan many truly don’t understand the camaraderie most politicians generally have with each other. Their colours may be different, but they eat from the same plate; yours and mine.
Tim Hudak bringing down Dalton McGuinty may seem like a coup; but in reality it wasn’t. As my own political teacher; Keith Beardsley warned me; “never get caught in the splash”. IE never be caught with the knife in your target’s gizzards.
Now Mr. Hudak has played a card to take down Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. Again, his hand is clearly on the knife. It’s almost as though he’s thinking that if he has to go he wants to take her with him?
By issuing a lawsuit against Mr. Hudak for his statement over the Hard Disks Ms Wynne is now in the muck with Mr. Hudak. As an election is almost upon us instead of focusing on the ills of our have not province, and we have many, she’s in the dirt wrasslin with Hudak and Lisa MacLeod and falling right into the PC power play.
Could she have ignored the statements? Probably not; but surely a lawsuit is not be the solution, and while some are screaming “libel chill” right now most likely Mr. Hudak and friends will call her bluff as they will be able to dissect in court what they are having trouble with outside of it; not including have our Premier be forced to testify under oath.
As Ms MacLeod was quoted:
“The government should never resort to the courtroom to silence its critics.”
Not good ground to be on and the only person who put herself there is Kathleen Wynne, and her advisers.
I’m sure Andrea Horwath is enjoying each episode of this drama as each headline inches her closer to becoming Ontario’s next elected Premier.
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