Voices comment: ‘Mudline research’ sounds very familiar to those voters in the City of North Van who were aware of the smear campaign in the Nov 2014 local election. Were the tactics employed in the North Van race a practice run?
Quoting in part: ‘Weaver …. questioned whether the amount of time the NDP is putting into attacking him shows the party is threatened by his success.’
“You don’t need to do this stuff NDP, because it backfires, particularly to your supporters who you believe to be progressive people,” said Weaver.
“Progressive people want politics differently and this feeds the old-style narrative of attack politics that they don’t want … that’s old school politics and people are sick of it.”
Article from North Van City News on election dirty tricks: http://www.northvancitynews.com/forgive-forget/
Article from Kerry Morris on election: https://nvcityvoices.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/message-from-kerry-morris/