Alberta UCP Says the Quiet Part Out Loud

“Our party needs to be entirely about what our members want, what our constituency associations want, and that comes up to the provincial board and that makes the policy and the decisions and the direction gets set,”

This is a chilling quote, to me. Political parties are run by the membership, sure, but in a competitive democracy, they’re supposed to be about what’s good for society. All of it, not just those who happen to be party members.

Not to be too alarmist, but a “party run only for the good of its members” is how we describe communist and fascist governments.…

Ron Toland @mindbat