Susan Delacourt, Toronto Star
Parliament Hill, May 24 2013
There are two ways to become a former Conservative in Canada these days.
You can get tossed out, like senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau.
Or you can leave the party of your own volition, as voters in Labrador did earlier this month when they elected Liberal MP Yvonne Jones, handing Conservative Peter Penashue a resounding defeat in the federal byelection.
So is it time to revisit this idea — put forward not so long ago — that Conservatives stand to be the natural...