Support for premier dubious at best

Christy Clark being hung out to dry by senior MLAs

Kevin Falcon and George Abbott have cast doubt on whether they will run in the 2013 provincial election, despite the fact both ran to become premier in last year’s Liberal leadership race. Would either have had such thoughts if they had won?

In the old West, heroes would rush to the defence of a lady in distress. But in the B.C. Liberal corral, the two biggest cowpokes – Falcon and Abbott – appear to be riding into the sunset and leaving Christy Clark tied to the B.C. Rail tracks.

Both men claim to support the premier. They support her like a rope supports a hanging person.

Ron Faris

Saanich