Fears that Mulcair would dump cherished NDP values are overblown
Here's what we're talking about today in our editorial board podcast:
The editorial board feels that Thomas Mulcair is the best choice to lead the NDP. Some of his critics fear that the former Quebec Liberal would dump cherished NDP values soon after taking the helm. We don't see any evidence of this.
Liberal results in Toronto-Danforth
The Liberals pulled out all the stops for the by-election in Jack Layton's old riding, but came up well short of the NDP. This would appear to be an ominous sign for Bob Rae's party, but we should also be careful about how much we read into the result.