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When the going got tough, the tough bowed out

By Sheila Copps      

But once the writ was dropped, that door was closed. So given Wynne’s personal numbers, why was campaign messaging all about her?

In what has to go down as one of the strangest political moves ever, someone convinced Premier Kathleen Wynne, pictured at last year's Ottawa Pride Parade, that she should concede defeat the week before the election. The Hill Times photograph by Andew Meade

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