Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:46 AM
Gordon Wilson showed his true colours by joining the NDP and later even ran for the NDP leadership.
For me when he named Judi party whip without disclosing the relationship - I agree he had to step down. I disagree that the affair was just cause - appointing your girlfriend to an important post without revealing it first is a problem.
The man took the liberals from a near dead party and lead them to official opposition. It was the far right wing faction of BC who had been decimated in their own party name - moved to the Liberals instead of Rebuilding their own party. In 1991 it was nice for a change to have a vote for a party that was just a hair to the right of center. By 1996 the BC Liberals where the Socreds and once again the choices where left or right only.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite. -
John Kenneth Galbraith
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