Lenore Zann has been getting some pretty good press. The Chronicle Herald has noted her strength and grit:
The Chronicle Herald Howe Room
Graham Steele, in his new role as a Political Analyst for CBC, wrote his insights into the NSNDP Leadership race, concluding about Lenore in this way:
Then Michael Gorman writing in the “Howe Room” at the Chronicle Herald again, positioned Lenore to win. He said in the article, and over the phone to our campaign later:
“Lenore is well positioned to win the Leadership”
Positioned to win because she avoids being locked into the ‘well-ensconced arms’ of a left right split that might divide the NSNDP, being acceptable to the wide diversity of the party, as he wrote:
At times in the party’s history — perhaps most notably on the election night of Oct. 8, 2013 — there has been little love lost between the two sides. Depending on where things stand in the dynamic between party members who closely identify with one of those two groups, this is where Zann — more of a free agent when it comes to party allegiances — could have an advantage via the preferential ballot.
And now there is a massive, 6,000 word in depth interview with Lenore examining in very personal detail, who Lenore Zann is, and what her life and struggles have been. It is a compelling portrait; a story of adventure and redemption, hard work and insight, strength and courage, it’s quite beautiful.
“And at that moment, in that bathroom in Los Angeles, I had what they call a moment of grace, an epiphany.”
It is too long to post the article here, but it is very much worth your time to read. We think it’s vital to the race that it is widely read. We should know just who this courageous woman is, please, click the article title below and go read, it is an emotionally moving, and admirable, story.
Actor and MLA Lenore Zann vies for Nova Scotia NDP leadership
On Rabble – By Christopher Majka.
On October 8, 2013 the provincial government of Nova Scotia went down to defeat. Led by Premier Darrell Dexter, it was the first New Democratic government in the province’s history, and the first majority government to ever go down after its first mandate.READ MORE…