At last one of Crosby Textor’s client states is turning left. In Canada it appears that the conservative Government of Stephen Harper is on the way out and not even Crosby’s advice to wedge the electorate using blatant dog whistle racist tactics has worked. Justin Trudeau’s party is set to win.
The Guardian has live updates of the election here.
Live video (thanks Joe90):
Some twitter traffic …
The Libs ran left and soared. The NDP moved right and crashed. Now it's up to the public to turn cynical strategy into action. #elexn42
— Naomi Klein (@NaomiAKlein) October 20, 2015
Well, there’s some happy news: that thug Harper is gone in a big swing in Canada. Justin Trudeau will be new PM. https://t.co/UQxBVoNngk
— Russell Brown (@publicaddress) October 20, 2015
Thank you, Canada. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
— Meanwhile in Canada (@MeanwhileinCana) October 20, 2015
Liberals look on track to win half the seats in Quebec, which combined with Ontario and Atlantic Canada delivers victory to Liberals #elxn42
— Antony Green (@AntonyGreenABC) October 20, 2015