Island Morning political panel
Nancy Key, Paul MacNeil, Ross Young | Sept. 25
On the Guardian poll that says the Liberals are closing
the gap on the Tories:
Paul - "The real story here is the 34
per cent undecided. The Binns government is heading for a steamroll,
and a considerable one."
Nancy - "The Liberal party should look
long and hard at how its running its campaign."
Ross - "The undecided is a rather a curious
On why electricity rates are not one of the top issues
in Islanders minds:
Ross- "First and foremost health care
is the number one issue."
Paul - "If this was a spring election
the electricity bills would be the first thing on their minds."
Nancy - "It certainly is on mine."
On the NDP campaign, and revelations two candidates
let their names stand simply to fill the ballot:
Nancy - "It's pathetic if all you're
going to do is push a warm body into a seat to draw a protest
Ross - "It's unfortunate for the party."
Paul - "Island media tend to show the NDP aside.
They have the advanced platform, they just don't get the play."