Wall the winner in a boring two-way NDP leadership race – Regina Leader-Post

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2017266 Views

Jun 16, 2017

So far, the big winner in the Saskatchewan NDP’s leadership race appears to be Brad Wall.

Notwithstanding his government’s failings in budget and economic management of late, what Brad Wall and his Saskatchewan Party remain remarkably good at it is the political game — especially, defining NDP leaders before they get a chance to define themselves.

And should this next Saskatchewan NDP leadership contest remain a two-way tussle between Ryan Meili and Trent Wotherspoon, it will be the perfect scenario for Wall:

  • For the past six months, Wall has been busily portraying Meili — who remains the Sask. Party’s preferred choice for leader — as too far left for mainstream Saskatchewan, because of issues like his support for resource revenue sharing with First Nations and the federal NDP Leap Manifesto.

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