Saturday, May 16, 2009

Tim Hudak shows off his political immaturity...

This kind of promise will come back to bite Ontario PC leadership hopeful Tim Hudak big time should he win the leadership next month. Veering to the far-right might help Hudak win over many of wing-nut Randy Hillier's supporters once the country bumpkin finishes last in the first round of voting June 28th. But if Hudak wins the leadership, he'll be saddled with a pledge that the Liberals will easily use against him.

I can see it now: "Hudak's going to wipe out your human rights protections in this province. It will be easier to kick people out of their homes, or discriminate or harass people in the workplace if Tim Hudak comes to power. If you believe in equality, you gotta stop Tim Hudak."

I had assumed that Hudak would be smarter than this. Evidently not.


Patrick Ross said...

Well, let's face it. Ever since the specific scope of some of the abuses of power perpetrated by human rights commissions -- and, in some cases, their weak grasp on what the Charter of Rights and Freedoms grants as a right and what it doesn't -- one has to realize that the issue of human rights commissions has political legs, especially for social conservatives.

I disagree explicitly with Hudak on this matter. That doesn't mean that there aren't problems with these commissions. I, for one, favour a program of reform.

B said...

The link is dead!