I think most people would agree that Pierre Karl Peledau's fist pump proclaiming that he wants an independent Quebec was a turning point in the election campaign.
By putting the focus on sovereignty, the billionaire media mogul single-handily cost the Parti Quebecois a ton of support.
Ironically, however, that one move might have sparked a sequence of events which could very well end with PKP becoming the next leader of the PQ.
With Pauline Marois's resignation as party leader on Monday evening, speculation has already begun about who will replace her.
Former PQ cabinet ministers Bernard Drainville and Jean-François Lisée are certainly potential candidates but all eyes are squarely on PKP.
Jean Dorion, a former Bloc Québécois MP, told CBC News that he believes PKP is angling for the leadership.
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