03 May '11, 1pm
Canadian Election Results Are In: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
Canadian Election Results Are In: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Conservative Prime Minister Harper, Opposition Leader Layton, Green Party MP May Nobody expected this shocker of a result in the Canadian Election. Five weeks ago the pollsters and pundits predicted another Conservative minority government. Instead we wake up this morning to a Conservative majority. We witnessed the demolition of the Natural Governing Party of the last hundred years, the centrist Liberals, the almost complete elimination of the separatist Bloc Quebecois, and the election of New Democrat as leader of the Official Opposition. We also see the polarization and Americanization of the Canadian political scene. This does not bode well for environmentalists. View the entire comment thread.