Interesting turn of events

Now that Christy Clark is an unelected premier what are your thoughts? I was hoping her charisma would  catch on to the members and bring her in and it did. What a debacle for the Liberals. Talented people who were in the hard button regime of Campbell were overlooked so it definitely means the coalition is dead and all those conservative-minded people will come over to the conservatives. An unelected premier cannot last a general election will have to take place by fall. By that time the HST will have been defeated in referendum. Elections BC says it is not possible to bring the referendum forward so it is a political game about bringing it forward. The runners up to her campaign shunned her completely so she is a fly in the ointment just like the Vander Zalm fiasco. The BC Rail will help sink her as she won’t have the guts to call a full legislative assembly where all MLA’s having a chance to ask questions as she was there when the story broke. This rail fiasco won’t go away with a public inquiry because it will be too bureaucrat-dominated which will not be acceptable by the public and some MLA’s. Her big mistake in running. Nobody before Christy in my research had the guts to call this legislative assembly together to deal with the issue but now the pressure will be on and it won’t go away. A by-election won’t solve the big issue for an unelected premier to sit in the house with this huge issue on the table, so a general election must come forth by fall, with this huge issue and a defeated HST referendum as the issues that will set the tone for conservative insistence that the legislative inquiry be held. She won’t be able to overcome these issues with her Family First agenda, so a Conservative minority government will be the result. You can bet your boots that those Campbell liberals who survive in this election will be part of the legislative sssembly inquiry and called to testify because there is more to the BC Rail fiasco than Basi-Virk. This will all happen by spring of 2012. Which four MLA’s will walk the floor and join BC Conservative Party ranks? Wait and see. Interesting times ahead. Former MP Randy White’s predictions are most likely right on. Ted DeverSooke

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