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A Penny For Your Thoughts?

A penny for your thoughts?
As of a week ago, the BC Conservative Party elected a new Board and Executive ... and new Leader, in Dan Brooks, who was the old leader that resigned in January of this year.
I'm interested in hearing the thoughts of individuals who are in the party, and those outside who are former members, on where YOU think the Party goes from here, and it's chances of success in the upcoming provincial election in May 2017.
Just so you know, I am asking this as I will be doing a blog post in a few days, and just wanted to hear your thoughts -- WHICH WILL BE USED ANONYMOUSLY (unless you say otherwise and permit me to use your name).
Please send them by email to me at whatsnextbc@gmail.com.
Thanks in advance

The negatives of that apparent strength, is that they serve only those in positions of power, the business elite, those with the money to bankroll their election campaigns

A couple of days ago a fellow former BC Conservative posed a question(s) to me regarding the organizational strengths and weaknesses of each of the four political parties in BC ... the Liberals, the Greens, the NDP, and the BC Conservatives.  He wasn't looking for a deep in-depth analysis, just a quick summary.

"Interesting", said I, upon which I replied back with the following before I had a chance to over-think my responses.  I just thought I would take a moment a share them with you.  Here goes:

In your opinion what are the organizational strengths of the BC Liberals
Honestly I think it is simply that it 'appears' to be the only game in town.  It can draw from across the political landscape of municipal and Regional District leaders and politicians ...leaders of community groups ... businessmen and women and the like.

What are their organizational weaknesses
The negatives of that apparent strength, is that they serve only those in positions of power, the busi…