Monday, February 2, 2009

All About the OYL and Their 2009 AGM

For the past couple of years I've asked why our youth continue to run "slates" for positions on the executives. What ever happened to running on your own merits. Can't blame them though really. The adults in the party not only condone these actions, we taught them how to do it and we sit idly by while we sponsor them and egg them on.

Maybe it takes a good kid Like my friend Krista Balsom to fall for all of us to realize how far wrong we've gone as a party. Krista Balsom who eats, drinks and sleeps Liberal life. Krista Balsom that volunteers for absolutely everything there is that contains the name Liberal. Just how far and how hard will we push our youth to turn them into people they aren't?

The senior party is no better. I mean we just witnessed a completely voteless leadership. A step backward from the Martin coronation of 2003 in my opinion. I guess we are leading by example then.



h/t to Tilting at Windmills

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9 comments:

conanima said...
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Big Winnie said...

James, can you explain to me what a "slate" is? I'm a relative newcomer to politics and am having difficulty trying to grasp how the process works.

Thanks

James Bowie said...

The word "Like" in the second paragraph should not be capitalized.

Cherniak_WTF said...

One gets the feeling that the old boys like it the way it is and do not really want to be progressive...

penlan said...

Geez Bowie - are YOU perfect? Never, ever made a typo in your life? Or are you just trying to be funny?

Cherniak_WTF said...

GONG - Bowie is an idiot....

Sorry, that's a typo - he's a tedious idiot...

Pedro said...

jus can't watch this video without thinking that David Crosbie is probably cruisin'
with more more smack, pot and booze in 'im than anybody's ever done in a lifetime, 'er... ahh, a year... just watch him

Here's to you...may you rebuild the L party to a party that truly represents the ideals of the members... (heh-heh..."get with da plan...get elected at any cost!")
James, here's a hint...blow it up and start all over again... that's the only way I'd even think of voting for "the red L"

tjeerd said...

These Liberals want to run the country, scary stuff.

Heather said...

I have no idea what happened at that AGM but she should not have her entire life ripped away from her because of a terribly serious mistake as a young liberal.

You are right that she was one of the hardest working party member going. She just wanted to work for the party - stripping her of her employment like they did is sickening.

If no one in the party has the courage to stand up for this poor girl god help us if the liberals ever win an election.