Musings —05.17.2011 06:26 AM
When you consider the distant, third-place finish by the Liberal Party of Canada, it’s frankly amazing people are still writing about them.
Like, um, I am about to.
In my defence, I plead a legitimate excuse: I’m a Liberal.
For other members of the punditocracy, however — and particularly since the party’s devastating finish in the 2011 federal general election — my suspicion is they continue to write about the Liberal Party purely out of habit. They, too, remember the years when the Grits were the “Natural Governing Party,” and they can’t quite come to grips with what took place on the evening of May 2, 2011.
That, or — as the cliche goes — “if it bleeds, it leads.” The Liberal Party continues to bleed profusely, and reporters have settled in to chronicle the carnage.
Here, then, are some dispatches from the blood-stained Liberal front, and the names of the wounded and the fallen. Strap on your helmets, folks: