Another reason that I started a blog was because I was disturbed by the senseless bashing of NDP federal caucus Communications Director Brad Lavigne on NDP blogs. I commented on a few blogs, most notably on Northern BC Dipper, but I thought that having my own blog would help balance out future controversies where bloggers feel it prudent to rag on party staffers without any consideration of potential negative impacts their public scrutiny may have on the NDP.
I am not bashing Northern BC Dipper, we share a great province and an even greater provincial youth wing, but I do not agree with the way that Lavigne has been attacked. If party members do not agree with the strategy employed by caucus staff there are structures in place to criticize them. There are processes that one can go through that do not include publicly airing our dirty laundry.
Kudos to Devin Johnston for a more balanced look at the situation and for coming up with a pretty decent web strategy.
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