The man who once considered becoming a Conservative seems to be positioned to divide Canada and to create the same level of conflict that existed in his own mind while he was contemplating which ideology to follow. One can only ask how Thomas Mulcair could have considered being a Tory. The ideological polarity doesn't allow for much logic unless we accept Thomas Mulcair as either schizophrenic or politically illiterate.
Thomas Mulcair's politics of division, which harkens to the divisive politics of Barack Obama, has done more harm than good for Canada's unity. Being a MP from Quebec, Mulcair has a unique opportunity to unite the country, but instead he has chosen to divide it.
Mulcair told CBC radio that Alberta's oil sands have debilitated Eastern Canada's economic prosperity by killing manufacturing jobs and keeping the Canadian dollar artificially high. He then went on to hint at a socialist solution that would purposefully curtail Alberta's economic growth and decrease the value of the Canadian dollar. This type of polarizing rhetoric may be exactly what Ontarions and Quebecers want to hear, but it won't do much to excite voters in B.C., Saskatchewan, and Alberta. In fact, it may create a fire capable of destroying national unity at a time when it's needed...........