Gordon Campbell's former chief of staff, Martyn Brown, writes a book
I just stumbled across a notice of a new ebook by Martyn Brown, the former chief of staff to Gordon Campbell.
Towards A New Government in British Columbia is billed as a response to the "growing desire for new leadership that can restore public trust and confidence".
Here's how Brown describes his book on the Amazon.com site:
On May 14, 2013, British Columbians will go to the polls to elect a new government. For the governing BC Liberals and for their "free enterprise” supporters, the outlook is bleak. Confidence is waning. Hope is fading. Confusion is abounding. And apathy reigns supreme.
Understanding and responding to that predicament is the purpose of this eBook. At the heart of the matter is the point of power, the need for change, and British Columbians’ growing desire for new leadership that can restore public trust and confidence....Ultimately, this work is an argument for a new way of governing and for new forms of political engagement that better respect voters’ democratic choices, that appreciate the fluid nature of coalitions, that value critical thought, and that emphasize innovation, vision and open, honest discourse.
Critical thought, vision, and open, honest discourse? I can imagine how that's going to be received by those who look upon Brown as B.C.'s version of Karl Rove during the Campbell years.
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