Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Belinda defects

Belinda Stronach (whose website no longer has any reference to the Conservative Party) joined the Liberals today. She crossed the floor. And became an immediate member of Cabinet as Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

This, of course, puts in even greater doubt the prospect of a budget vote going the Tories' way this Thursday.

When news hit, the Shotgun exploded with both barrels. As did Andrew Coyne's site. Warren Kinsella has a great post about the things Stronach probably no longer believes in. And the Conservative Party website has a very awkward space between Chuck Strahl and Greg Thompson where Belinda used to be (scroll down). Meanwhile, my friend Aaron feels, uhm, a touch peeved. He worked on her campaign, after all...


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