Musings —05.14.2011 08:33 AM—
My Mom and youngest son and me are up at the lake. It’s rainy, so I read Ms. Hebert.
I don’t understand her column, basically. Rob Ford won, for example, because John Tory didn’t run. That’s it. If John had won, what would be left of her theory?
Sometimes it’s that simple: it’s personality-driven. It isn’t about big themes and stuff.
Dalton McGuinty is going to win – I’m quietly confident about that, too. He’s a regular family guy; his main opponent is a smirking, fibbing frat boy. If you got stuck in the snow one morning, you can picture McGuinty coming over with a shovel to help out. The other guy? He’s the guy the neighbours don’t like. He’d drive by in his Hummer, listening to Nickelback.
People mainly vote for the person who they think most understands their lives. That’s it.
Back to clean-up. Have a good one.