On the dangers of appointing candidates, well, neener neener neener:
Martha was appointed
And she won by a landslide...
Then there is the non-tool blogging contingent:
Don't Appoint Candidates
That's the message loud and clear tonight. Now, Cherniak's out ahead of this one saying that Martha was appointed in Willowdale. That is technically correct but the appointment was preemptive and popular within the riding association. Martha probably could have won an open nomination race, the appointment just made things easier. Saskatchewan's a different kettle of fish.
Indeed it is. I'd try to explain that to Jason but it would take more than a couple of sentences and, with Jason, we all know how badly that would end.