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The BC NDP After the Election: Leadership celebrates defeat & threatens to destroy the party

The BC New Democratic Party recently held a barbeque to “celebrate the election campaign”. Upon receiving an invitation, any sober member of the NDP would shake their head and wonder, “What are we celebrating? We lost!” Apparently someone forgot to inform the party leaders of the election results. Only a few months ago the NDP was ahead in the polls and a victory seemed almost assured. This election was handed to them on a silver platter, but they just didn’t know how to take it. (July, 2005)