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What’s that smell?

I hear something sizzling.  I believe it’s almost all done… There’s a new poll out.  Things will change and tighten up during the election campaign.  After all, what’s the point of having all that corporate money in the bank? But … Continue reading

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CBC on line poll: BC doesn’t believe the Liberals on the budget

It’s on-line and therefore open to manipulation, but it is interesting that it almost matches the Ipsos poll. What’s less interesting and much more tedious is the effort the mainstream media is making to debunk and distort the Ipsos poll … Continue reading

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Ipsos: Budget is bad news for Clark’s Liberals

A new poll from Ipsos “BC Views on 2013Provincial Budget” is bad news for the BC Liberals.  Really bad news. Despite a lead that claims “overall reviews are Mixed,” the poll shows nothing of the sort. Here’s the start of … Continue reading

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NDP on top Nationally and in BC

Two interesting polls, one national, the other provincial. For the first time in maybe 25 years, the NDP is running first in a national poll.  Decima Harris, in this week’s poll for the Canadian Press shows the NDP at 33%, … Continue reading

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Another day, another (unreported) poll

Good government NGO Integrity BC released a poll last week about BC politics.  It was not good for the government of non-elected Premier Christy (not Christine) Clark. Integrity BC are the folks who sponsored last week’s Georgia Straight ad featuring … Continue reading

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They doth protest too much

Here’s my gift to you today – a good rule of thumb to help judge reaction to Adrian Dix’s winning leadership bid. In the land of spin volume tells you more than substance… The Christy Clark folks were out on … Continue reading

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There’s spin and then there’s lies

Bob Simpson will say just about anything to attack the leadership of the NDP.  It’s as straightforward as that.  And it’s one of the big reasons he’s not in caucus.  This is not a new problem. Here’s an example.  Simpson … Continue reading

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Playing it forward

“The NDP gets knives out… they credit the party leader with doing a good job of rebuilding the party…but cannot take it to victory.” “There is some perception of lack of depth which seems to hurt…” “Discontent rumbling in NDP… … Continue reading

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