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Doug Ford says Ontario’s Conservative party is too conservative

Doug Ford says Ontario's Conservative party is too conservative

In a move reminiscent of the time he complained that the mayoral election was just way too political (are elections ever not political?), Doug Ford is now saying that the Ontario Progressive Conservative party—the party he apparently hopes to lead—is too conservative for its own good. “You can’t win that way,” he told reporters. “Even if you could win that’s just not [the] beliefs.” Ford isn’t totally out of line: Tim Hudak’s uncompromisingly right-wing rhetoric has been blamed for the party’s defeat in this year’s election. Even so, the notion that Doug would be the one to lead the PC party down a kinder, gentler path is a befuddling one. He’s not a particularly even-tempered guy.

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