Curmudgeons need not apply, it’s selfies and sunny ways in 2016

Suffering fools gladly is a great skill in politics. But the crusty, cultish style isn’t a big seller now.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair pictured April 9, 2016, at the NDP policy convention in Edmonton. The NDP leader was sent packing this past weekend in Edmonton where his party gave him a failing grade for leadership, but Mr. Mulcair said he will stay on until a new leader is elected.
The Hill Times photograph by Laura Ryckewaert

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, April 13, 2016 12:00 AM

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the digital and/or print editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.

Quick Purchase

Purchase Story Issue in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.