Note: This column was written prior to Monday’s announcement of an agreement between the BC Green Party and the BC NDP.
THREE SEATS do not a government make and while I’m delighted the Green Party made such huge strides, I’m concerned they may think they are actually government.
Partisan politics in B.C. has, over the past decade or two, taken on the tribal styled American phenomenon of blind obedience and faith in a political dogma that many don’t even question. A cult-like following of uniformity of opinion, belief without question and regurgitated alternate facts designed solely to validate one’s belief.
Bill McQuarrie is a Kamloops entrepreneur. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. He tweets @bafflegabbed.