The race to replace Andrew Scheer is turning into a dog and pony show - 2019-12-31
For someone who spent most of his political career cast as agitator-in-chief, Pierre Poilievre is getting a lot more ink than he deserves among those being talked about in Conservative party circles as a potential successor to Andrew Scheer.
Poilievre is not what the party needs right now – another Harper-era sycophant from the party's Reform base who's dodgy on same-sex marriage and abortion.
But there was CTV weighing in last week with some holiday filler on how Poilievre is the most likely to succeed Scheer. That story was based on the opinion of one party insider, which should rate as a thin gruel on which to base a conclusion.