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Rafe: Elizabeth May and the Greens Should Double Down On BC

Richard 'Hub' HughesWell our old friend Rafe Mair has offered up a diversion, not entirely unwelcome, but highly unlikely.

As with the Federal election, little will materialize while first past the post is in place. Some form of proportional representation will need to be implemented or they will just play into the BC Liberals game splitting the vote.

Speaking of which, where are the BC Conservatives when we need them?

He does make a good point though, for many there is nobody to vote for. Now that has long been the Greens frame, but it has never gathered much if any moss.

Perhaps this time would be different if Ms.May were to shift her emphasis to BC.

Here is Rafe’s latest originally published in the Commonsense Canadian.

Rafe: Elizabeth May and the Greens should double down on BC

Federal Green Leader Elizabeth May with Provincial Leader Andrew Weaver (Green party/facebook)

Federal Green Leader Elizabeth May with Provincial Leader Andrew Weaver (Green party/facebook)

It being just over a year until the next provincial election I fret that people really have no choice.  The government is bloody awful and the opposition is scarcely a government in waiting and a lousy opposition to boot – what to do?-Rafe Mair

What about a new party “coming up the middle”,  something that pundits always talk about but almost never happens?- Rafe Mair

 

Wouldn’t be the first time

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