As the New Democrats ponder the future of their federal party and its leadership, here are a few inconvenient truths they might have to face up to.
1. Yes, the NDP lost the last federal campaign on a fiscal and social platform that the Liberals could have written. The key planks of yearly balanced budgets and a national child care program were lifted from outdated red books. It was a decidedly middle-of-the-road document. […]