BC Liberals have hit the road to pitch their new budget in a frenzied effort to get re-elected. Conservative Party Leader John Cummins was quick to call Premier Clark’s budget “sort of a soft NDP budget.”
Ever since Christy Clark became premier, the self-appointed champion of free enterprise has shown an uncanny ability to throw a wide variety of pitches: fastballs, knuckleballs, curveballs, sliders and screwballs. Based on the budget, Christy Clark, the Ditzy Dean of provincial premiers, has stumbled onto a new pitch: the changeup. Meanwhile the BC NDP team’s self-effacing starting pitcher, Adrian Dix, is in his bullpen practising his favourite pitch: the ‘sink-her.’ Let the games begin!