BC ELECTION NDP

Media Bites: Why the Hippie Radicals - er, NDP - Lost in BC

The Liberal Party of B.C. is not a brilliant outfit by any means. Much of its agenda is faddish and unscientific, and, if past performance is any indication, simply doesn't work. Yet it's also the party associated with business, capitalism, status, success, and wealth -- and now a four-term majority government to boot. What does make many squeamish, however, is the idea of a party run by hippies and radicals who dogmatically cling to the 20th century's most discredited economic theory simply for reasons of pride or denial. It comes off as a little pathetic.
CP

Dix, Dylan, Destiny

VICTORIA - Adrian Dix says he was driving home one night from a political meeting in Campbell River on Vancouver Island when he experienced what he calls a therapeutic and completely spontaneous momen...