Greens/Weaver May Prop Up Liberals

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It is remarkable that Andrew Weaver would even consider propping up the Liberals.
Green voters need to consider this carefully.
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    George+ wrote:It is remarkable that Andrew Weaver would even consider propping up the Liberals.
    Green voters need to consider this carefully.

Andrew Weaver made it clear at the debate that the party with more seats than the others, in a minority situation, would get the first chance to govern. So you don't think that Weaver should respect the decision of the voters?? Hulk Horgan has exploded on him numerous times while Christy Clark and Weaver have sat down for pleasant conversations. Clearly, he would prefer to work with Clark because Horgan makes it very difficult. If Horgan has more seats than the Liberals I'm sure Weaver will try working with him but I don't blame him for being reluctant.
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    George+ wrote:http://theprovince.com/news/bc-politics/ndps-last-minute-plea-dont-vote-green-if-you-want-rid-of-christy-clark

    Interesting...
Not really. Smyth is trying to help the NDP but telling people not to vote for the party that they agree with the most seems rather undemocratic to me. If those of you on the left want real change you should vote Green and not vote NDP. I'm not a fan but don't you like David Suzuki, George? He's endorsed the Greens and that will influence some people to vote that way.
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George+ wrote:It is remarkable that Andrew Weaver would even consider propping up the Liberals.
Green voters need to consider this carefully.


Just as they should carefully consider the author of this message, and his motives, given that you are and have been an NDP shill for eons, thus your suggestion is purely self serving and biased.

I detect some 2013 deja vu.
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The Green party has a better platform, and a better leader. The NDP should be worried, they have a nonsensical platform and a poor leader.

I found it telling when Keith Baldry interviewed Andrew Weaver, that Weaver reluctantly admitted that Horgan "had exploded on him" several times. Leaders don't "explode on people". To me, that is the final nail in determining what I suspected - that Horgan would make a terrible premier.
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Meh, makes sense to me.

Most folks would rather be shot in the foot than in the face.

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George+ wrote:It is remarkable that Andrew Weaver would even consider propping up the Liberals.
Green voters need to consider this carefully.


Consider it carefully and still vote Green you mean? What else would they vote?
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Weaver will lose solid Green voters for suggesting he could prop up Clark.

What if the major parties are tied?
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Weaver won't lose Green supporters because Green supporters come from Liberals and NDP. They are not entrenched in ideology and partisanship but good policy. Propping up either party will allow the Greens to bring sensible policy and filter the union and corporate interest on either side. To be a minority with Greens on either side is a win for BC. A majority from either the other two is a disaster scenario.
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George+ wrote:Weaver will lose solid Green voters for suggesting he could prop up Clark.

What if the major parties are tied?


Why would he lose support? Who is he supposed to prop up? The NDP? Gross!!
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world2change wrote: They are not entrenched in ideology and partisanship but good policy. .


This is where we differ on the Watermelon Party. Like all parties, the Watermelons are definitely entrenched in ideology, or in this case an actual religion, the Church of Global Warming. Their policies of taxing people making over $108,000 is neither fair nor equitable and least of all "good". I would say it's the opposite of "good" in fact. But that aside, if you can't bring yourself to vote Liberal, at least make your vote count and don't vote NDP. Any vote that isn't NDP is a good one.
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Just think.....about the Greens supporting the Liberal party
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    George+ wrote:Weaver will lose solid Green voters for suggesting he could prop up Clark.

    What if the major parties are tied?

If the parties are tied I would think that Weaver would try to work with the person who has been civil and not the person who has exploded on him.
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George+ wrote:Suzuki will be screaming!


So what. He's always screaming. The only thing that changes is which one of his four houses he is screaming from.
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