As soon as the Con leadership race began Pierre Poilievre came charging out, determined to leave his opponents in the dust.
Or drive them off the road.
He got big crowds at some rallies, he promised them all kind of crazy things AND the head of Justin Trudeau.
And with less than a month to go he's still pedalling furiously.
But now he's not going anywhere.
Can you believe that? He's now pedalling an exercise bike, on the street, while peddling the same Con baloney.
He reminds readers that the ghastly Polyfilla blew Harper like a trumpet.Poilievre was Harper’s personal attack chihuahua in the House of Commons, a job he pursued with such alacrity that he elbowed his way into cabinet as minister of state for democratic reform. In that capacity, he produced legislation that actually made it harder to vote.
And let's face it, Kinsella should know.
But it is Andrew Coyne who has just delivered the most devastating blow, by looking at where Poilievre may take his monstrous Cons.
Poor judgment, moral recklessness, bottomless opportunism: These aren’t policy positions, something you can moderate or explain away or wriggle out of. They’re attributes. They stick. That is increasingly the dividing line in American politics – not left versus right, but character and judgment versus their opposites. The party that is about to elect Mr. Poilievre – the party that, with the help of hundreds of thousands of new recruits, he has done much to create – looks likely to entrench the same cleavage in Canada.