Friday, August 11, 2017


What legacy does Brad Wall leave? He broke the back of the New Democratic Party in Saskatchewan, and that is no small thing. Other “conservatives” had tried to tackle the power of the socialist government-Crown-corp-labour spider’s web woven by Tommy Douglas and his successors. All bungled the job, despite the obvious strength of the potential right-wing vote in the province’s hinterland. Wall had to complete the creation of an anti-socialist alternative in Saskatchewan, unite it behind him, and out-campaign a political machine that was in the hands of its third generation.

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