OTTAWA—The loss of leader Thomas Mulcair is the least of New Democratic Party problems. The fact that nobody saw it coming is worth some rear-view reflection. For a party that came within a whisker of forming the government, its leadership is either incredibly naïve or wilfully disorganized. After a stellar opposition performance, and with no obvious successor in the wings, Mulcair was not only defeated. He was humiliated. That was nothing compared to the public repudiation dished out
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