Tag Archive | Floor Crossing

How Far We’ve Come

One year ago today, nine former Wildrose MLAs crossed the floor to sit on the government benches. One year ago today, virtually every pundit and political scientist in Alberta wrote Wildrose off for dead, and with reasonable justification. One year ago today, the wheels of history began to turn in a direction that would lead […]

Voters Deserve a Democratic Warranty

Voters are the employers who pay for and hire their MLAs to represent them in the Legislature, but far too often those MLAs start to think that they are smarter than the people who hired them. They have a four-year contract and often don’t feel obliged to live up to their commitments except when they […]