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Not Exactly A Surprise

As expected after the dismal showing in the election, the leader of Canada’s Liberal Party, Stéphane Dion, has announced he is stepping down and the leadership race is on

On Monday, Dion said he would step down after a leadership convention “in order to ensure a smooth and successful transition.”

He blamed his party’s 19-seat loss in the federal election mainly on its inability to counter Conservative “propaganda” against Dion and the proposed Green Shift carbon tax.

“If people are asking why, it’s because I failed,” Dion said. “In my consultations, it became very clear that in the door-to-door canvassing, my colleagues, my friends were told, ‘We don’t like your leader’.”

The same article had comments from a possible leadership contender that should be rather familiar to people interested in US politics:

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October 21, 2008   2 Comments

New Domain?

EBW at Wampum is looking at the possibility of a new Top Level Domain: .blog — Is it something enough of us would find useful?

I would grab whynow.blog if the TLD became available, and it would certainly be more convenient than whynow.on-line_opinion_magazine 😈

October 21, 2008   11 Comments