Why not Jean Charest? - Macleans.ca

Why not Jean Charest?

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The meaningful analysis on this front is better left to Paul, Marty and Philippe, but watching Jean Charest scrum yesterday the thought occurred that there are probably not five more-talented politicians among our current 308 members of parliament.

Indeed, at least at this point, wouldn’t he seem a far more serious fellow than, say, Jim Prentice or Peter MacKay or any other speculative successor to the current leader of the Conservative party?