Monday, May 17, 2004

Ken Dryden

So Ken Dryden is going to run for the Liberals. Very interesting. I guess this will give Air Farce some material for jokes but appart from that, it's hard to comment much on it.

What I'll say is that I'm fully behind this move. A lot of people may write it off as "Schwartzetschwhstatzcnneggzhscger North" but there are a few differences to consider:

1. Dryden is running to be a backbench MP or maybe a Parliamentary Secretary. Not governor of a state the size of Canada.

2. Dryden is a smart guy.

It'll be interesting to see how he does. I'd like to see him get a minor cabinet post (Sport?) and see how he handles it.


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    By Blogger inquiringmind, at 6:54 PM  

  • hi there - how can I reach you?
    I don't see your contact info anywhere!

    By Blogger inquiringmind, at 7:01 PM  

  • Thanks for the link - I'll recipricate soon.

    As for Dryden, the guy's a published author, about more than just hockey. He's run the Maple Leafs operations for a while, so he has to have some sort of business sense. He took a year from hockey to finish his LLB. I don't think anyone's going to mistake him for Conan. But cabinet, even junior cabinet, is probably a term away. Look for him to land in something a little more junior - and I wouldn't be surprised if he's requested specifically to stay away from anything related exclusively to sport. Sec. of State for Youth, maybe?

    By Blogger Don, at 7:25 PM  

  • hi calgarygrit.

    me again. i still don't see your email address so i'll just have to go this route.

    i'm a journalist and i'm looking to speak with canadian political bloggers, for election coverage, so my deadline is kinda looming.

    here's my email address: (2 underscores)

    hope to hear from you...

    By Blogger inquiringmind, at 12:39 PM  

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