Uninspiring? Depressing? Maddening? Pick your poison. As the Ontario election race limps into its final hours we are left much as we began, facing an unpalatable set of choices that bode nothing but trouble ahead for Canada’s largest province. If there’s any ray of light here, it’s hard to discern.
Here’s the nut graph: The Progressive Conservatives have blown it, yet again.
Granted, PC leader Tim Hudak may yet win this thing. The latest polls could be wrong. They were way wrong in 2012 in Alberta. Hudak could win if his ground teams get out their vote and Grit leader Kathleen Wynne’s people stay home. He could win if New Democrat Andrea Horwath’s calculated shift to the centre succeeds only in drawing off enough disgruntled Liberals to split the centre-left. He could win if, deus ex machina, another major Liberal scandal erupts — in the next 20 hours. He could…
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