Michael Den Tandt: Could there be a more ill-conceived boondoggle than NDP-proposed National Cycling Strategy?

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By Michael Den Tandt, Ottawa Citizen, October 4, 2016

The New Democratic Party’s dreams of seizing power have given way to an aisle-by-aisle slog to hang onto what’s left of the old furniture. It’s threadbare and lumpy but dang it, it’s what they’ve got to work with.

So it’s unsurprising that, a day after the Trudeau government set a national price on carbon emissions that, because of its incrementalism, is likely to stick (provincial griping notwithstanding), New Democrats would emerge from the reeds, bedecked in green camouflage leafage, with a proposed National Cycling Strategy.