For the better part of half a century, conservatives have watched while progressives have carefully organized themselves to support left wing politicians at all levels of government.
While conservatives were busy building boring think tanks that no one knew about and talking about grand ideas, the left was infiltrating school boards, town councils and the civil service — all backed by their deep pocketed friends in the labour and environmental movements.
Tonight, I bring you the story of what can happen when conservatives finally start to organize and throw a little dough at some old fashioned grass roots activism.
I’m joined by Hadyn Place from Save Calgary, a conservative organization targeting progressive politicians at the municipal level that have reached their past due date.
We’re talking about why municipal politics matter and how conservatives can start to win again when we start showing up for the fight.