Monday, September 25, 2006

Hedy Out

Just heard on 570 news that Hedy Fry just dropped out of the Liberal Leadership race. Haven't seen anything on the net about this yet.

As disappointed as I am, she did finally make a wise decision (unlike some others.)


Update: Here's a link.

Why am I not surprised that she is backing Bob Rae?


More MSM starting to pick this up.

23 comments:

BBS said...

The Vancouver Centre MP was championing a greater voice for women in national politics.

Her withdrawal means there are no more women left in the Liberal leadership race after Toronto lawyer Martha Hall Findlay and Toronto MP Bennett dropped out.

Does CTV know something they're not telling us? When did Martha Hall Findlay drop out?

Joanne (True Blue) said...

Ha! Good catch! Maybe they are clairvoyant? Mmm.. I wonder what Ms. Findlay will say when she reads that? lol!

Joanne (True Blue) said...

O.K. Eight left. Who can name them?

Stephen Taylor said...

Hedy?

No!

Good thing comical Joe is still in.

Joanne (True Blue) said...

Stephen, thank God for small mercies!

BTW, I am quite honoured to have you drop by. :)

Anonymous said...

All fixed at CTV now - lol

" Her withdrawal leaves Toronto lawyer Martha Hall Findlay as the only female candidate left in the leadership race."

Mac said...

Alas poor Hedy...

Anonymous said...

Hedy is a kook. Let us never forget her "Crosses are burning on lawns in Prince George as we speak" . Good riddance.

Riley Hennessey said...

Joanne,

Do you have any insider information that perhaps Stephen Harper is paying Joe Volpe to stay in the race?

Only reason I ask is, as Harper watches this gong show unfold, he must... MUST be pinching himself to make sure this is reality.

Volpe staying in the race, and Rae picking up steam must be like a dream come true for Harper's pursuit of a majority.

Joanne (True Blue) said...

Riley, with the exception of Ms. Fry pulling out today, it just doesn't get any better for Conservatives! :)

It's like when you were a kid and you overheard your parents talking about perhaps getting that special gift you had your heart set on, and you couldn't believe that it actually might happen!

Joanne (True Blue) said...

Thanks for the update, Paul. That was a pretty serious goof-up for CTV!

Anonymous said...

In other Liberal Leadership news, the deafening hail of popping champagne corks was heard in the PMO this morning.

vicki said...

Right on riley..Harper is doing quite well...he really didn't need the fortune of bad leaders in the Lib race...but he must be delighted. Hedy wasn't a threat. And if Rae succeeds in the uniting the left(do you think Jack is frightened?)what do you think they'll call the 'new party'?
"New Socialist Party"
"Liberal Democrat"( that's an oxymoron)
How ironic that CTV would play the 'woman in the race' card. Hedy did not represent Canadian women at all.

PGP said...

Is Hedy Fry dropping out really significant? And who would she put her support behind? Would it matter in any case?

I'd say this was a none event that was inevitable....a pointless plot twist in the pathetic reality show of the liberals leadership selction process.

Sara said...

I picked it up earlier

Sara said...

Rae is the man isn't he should he go behind her or is Hedy just too manly for that,,, lol

Sara said...

I'm working the bingo tonight, doing my civic duty and getting old people addicted lol.. bbl
you ok with them email you got from nic?

Joanne (True Blue) said...

Sara, I didn't get any email from Nic.

Riley Hennessey said...

Joanne,

If you haven't already read Rick Mercer's blog post today, I think ANYONE, Conservative, Liberal or NDP (but especially Conservative) would laugh themselves onto the floor at his latest post.

It's like you said earlier, this is early-Christmas for the PMO.

http://www.rickmercer.blogspot.com/

Joanne (True Blue) said...

lol!!!! Riley! Too funny. Thanks so much for sharing that! Oh man, my keyboard is shorting out from the tears of laughter.

liberal supporter said...

Check out the earlier post there about "smartest guy in the room" too...

Mac said...

From what I've read, the Dippers are considering the name "Social Democratic Party". Apparently "Communism Lite" didn't score as highly in the polls as they thought it would. They're blaming the pollster.

Now that Hedy is toast, who's next?

Joanne (True Blue) said...

Now that Hedy is toast, who's next?

I sure hope Joe the Ghosthunter hangs in there.