Appealing to your base today has merit. But to telegraph your plans for six months from now, when a very different set of political circumstances will prevail, is not the best strategy.
Conservative leadership contenders Peter MacKay, left, Conservative MP Erin O'Toole, and Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu. MacKay, O’Toole, and Gladu might want to freshen up on some recent history, and could do that by giving Stockwell Day a call, writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times file photograph and photographs by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—If there was ever any doubt that the Conservative leadership race was about candidates appealing to anyone beyond hard core Conservative voters, that uncertainty can now be cast aside.
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