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ANDREW SCHEER: A WORK IN PROGRESS; The 2019 election campaign has brought the Tory Leader's contradictions into focus. How can his moderate tone and suburban-dad persona be reconciled with his fiscal-hawk instincts and the social conservatism of his past?

Sep 28, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

The Conservative Party paints a picture of Andrew Scheer as a sort of Everyman: a suburban father of five who likes beer, football and quoting The Simpsons. And in the eyes of many around him, he really is that.

And yet, beyond the dimpled smile and agreeable nature lies a strategic politician with a foot in almost every camp in his party: fiscal conservative, social conservative, populist, pragmatist. Few factions were deeply excited by him when he ran for leader of the party, but he emer...