What was striking was how much May was revered — not just respected but truly admired — by the party faithful. She was, after all, the party's first ever elected MP and a leader who continues to punch well above her weight when it comes to media attention.
Outside Green circles, however, it appears that May has some work to do to appeal to the masses.
On Friday, the National Post editorial board published a scathing article questioning May's leadership.
The impetus of the column seems to have been this Twitter exchange between May and Multicultural Minister Jason Kenney during the throne speech when it was re-announced that Canada would be building a monument to victims of communism.
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. @ElizabethMay Perhaps that's because no one was shot in the back while risking their lives to flee