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PDs will rue the day McDowell becomes leader

Michael McDowell is by far the best candidate to lead the Progressive Democrats.

9th September, 2006

Michael McDowell is by far the best candidate to lead the Progressive Democrats.

More than anybody else he encapsulates the ethos of the PDs, not just in his politics, but also in his tone and personality.

The only other plausible candidate, Liz O’Donnell, is unsympathetic to that ethos; she is gentle, suspiciously compassionate, has sneaking regard for civil liberties and lacks the requisite confident arrogance.

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