Russ Campbellâs Blog: Has Pauline Marois Squandered Her Golden Opportunity?
The leader of QueÂbecâs Parti QuĂ©bĂ©cois seems to be watchÂing her atÂtempt to build a âbig tentâ inÂdeÂpenÂdence party fade awayâat least, to one who acÂcepts the reÂsults of reÂcent pubÂlic opinÂion polls.
Pauline Marois, apÂparÂently, asÂsumed her coaliÂtion party would sweep to a maÂjorÂity vicÂtory and ride that wave of supÂport straight through a refÂerÂenÂdum and on to QueÂbecâs inÂdeÂpenÂdence. Polls sugÂgest, howÂever, that beÂlief is less likely now to maÂteÂriÂalÂize for the coaliÂtion seems to be comÂing apart at its fault lines. âŠ