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In Manitoba and elsewhere in Canada, mean-spiritedness can lose elections

By Kathy L. Brock, Professor, Policy Studies, Queen's University, Ontario
A well-respected politician once told me that governments lose elections if voters consider them too mean-spirited. Those words have always resonated, particularly during the final weeks of the recent Manitoba election when the Conservatives engaged in a negative media campaign. Negative campaigns are often only tolerated if they don’t go too far.

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