Any pretence that the election was about that budget was destroyed on April 21, when Prentice rolled back an unpopular plan to reduce a charitable tax credit. What he didn’t touch were those corporate tax rates, despite the fact that raising corporate taxes remains widely popular. This gave the NDP a real policy stick. The beatings commenced. Two days later, Prentice challenged Notley on those corporate taxes and, after misstating the party’s figures, told the personable, likeable female leader that “math is difficult.”Like it is for most conservatives in North America, math is difficult for Mr. Prentice. It just isn't good optics for him to be mansplaining that to a female politician.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Bad Chauvinist Ideas - Alberta Election Edition
As 44 years of conservative "governance" comes to an end, a lesson about how not to win the female vote: