The key to victory these days, it seems, is to be anybody but the perceived frontrunners.
Kate McMillan called it with Stephane Dion.
And the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, faced with a similar choice between the presumably too socialist establishment candidate and the too American rookie, chose another bland and inoffensive workhorse.
Stephane Dion and Ed Stelmach: the anybody buts.
May the least objectionable man win!