In the wake of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s stunning resignation — a move he effected while shutting down the legislature in the face of censure and scandal — his name is being bandied about by some of those seeking a new federal Liberal leader.
This man, some Grits believe, is just the ticket. He has the heft, the experience, the sheer winning-ness, to go toe-to-toe with Stephen Harper and Tom Mulcair. At the very least, McGuinty would make the Liberal leadership race a contest. He’d give Justin Timberlake, sorry Trudeau, a run for his money.
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