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Doug Ford: Tory Province and Tory Formula

doug ford: If he and his party win the June provincial election, it will be for homegrown reasons, according to Toronto Star. Ontario is usually a Red Tory province. Doug Ford, Ontario's new Progressive Conservative leader, is very much a homegrown phenomenon. Voters tend to elect parties, whether they call themselves PC, Liberal or New Democrat, that promise the Red Tory formula of fiscal rectitude and moderately progressive social policy. Ford is banking on the hope that Ontario is ready for one of those purges and that his PCs will be chosen on June 7 to deliver the emetic. But every now and again, when they believe matters have swung too much to one side or the other, Ontarians elect a more radical government one that promises to purge the system and restore balance. ( As reported in the news.