I find very interesting that is happening on the Left, but also on the Right.
If you don’t like a leader, turn him into a bowl of soup with a fly in it, and then bellow at the waiter to take it back.
Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown had it happened to him. So did Alberta premier Allison Redford.
But then so did NDP leader Thomas Mulcair when there wasn’t an actual need at that particular point to do so.
Then Donald Trump was elected and the press and the US Democrats have gone into irrational overdrive to get rid of him to no avail, however.
He has been reduced to a fly-infested soup in a restaurant.
In a Zero-Risk Society, flaw people demand flawless leaders. Make a wrong move, and they want you out, out, out.
We no longer stand by anyone. People cannot get breakfast ready for their children on time and call 911 to selfishly whine how the Amber Alert interrupted their TV show, but they throw royal fits when a leader has a bad streak or slump.
I am not a fan of most of the leaders on the list, for the exception of Mulcair who does his research and has proven to go against comfort when it counts, but we do have a democratic process, and no leader is going to go through a term without stepping in some cow flaps.
And there is a downside to this kind of diva tirades.
You will never get an honest leader or one of quality if you throw them under a bus at the first sign of trouble.
And you won’t deserve one, either.
You do not have to follow one blindly, but the opposite is no better.
People fawn all over people when they elect them, and then want to stomp them into the ground as they make impossible demands and have unrealistic expectations.
You don’t like a leader, do not vote for them again.
But you own your decisions. Be careful next time you drool over your elected maid or butler. They do not have a magic want to make your problems vanish, and even if they did, you aren’t owed a Bibbity Bobbity Boo.
They are not genies or fairy godmothers.
Most of your problems can be solved by you, Zero-Risk Middle Class Person.
Remember that the next time you are voting someone in — or out…