Russ Campbellâ€™s Blog: Is National Postâ€™s Tasha Kheiriddin Giving Up on Conservatism?
There is a quoÂtaÂtion from AbraÂham LinÂcoln that ends, â€śâ€¦ you can never please all of the peoÂple all of the time.â€ť I thought of this when I read Tasha KheiridÂdinâ€™s colÂumn in TuesÂdayâ€™s NaÂtional Post op-ed page.
KheiridÂdin self-deÂscribes as â€śa life-long small-c conÂserÂvÂaÂtive. I [KheiridÂdin] supÂported the ComÂmon Sense RevÂoÂluÂtion of Mike HarÂris. I [KheiridÂdin] beÂlieve in balÂanced budÂgets, low taxes and value for money. I [KheiridÂdin] like the PCsâ€™ plans for endÂing corÂpoÂrate welÂfare and enÂcourÂagÂing job creÂation.â€ť
She then launches into a haÂrangue of why she â€ścanâ€™t vote for Tim HuÂdakâ€ť in the June 12 OnÂtario genÂeral elecÂtion. CuÂriÂous that, since HuÂdak is the leader of the only small-c conÂserÂvÂaÂtive party runÂning in that elecÂtion.