Wasting time on Green Party

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When the Green Party of Nova Scotia fails to make a dent at the polls it won't be because they had a weak platform.
The Green's failure won't even have anything to do with their highbrow expectations for us to think and live green-lifestyles while governing the province and it won't have to do with the fact that some people just don't like the colour.
The Green Party's failure will be a result of its inaccessibility during the election.
Somewhere in our midst, Cumberland South has a Green Party candidate. His name, we're told, is Daniel Melvin.
That is all.
Melvin has no contact information and Elections Nova Scotia can't even provide a phone number for the Green Party of Nova Scotia itself.
A two-day search online and using a good, old-fashioned phone book failed to provide any results. A few tips warranted cell phone numbers which directed us to messages that the users have yet to set up their a voice mail service.
Maybe the idea of publishing a phone number and supporting the pulp and paper industry while contributing to the destruction of Nova Scotia woodlands didn't sit well with the Green Party and, thus, it chose not to have phones during this election.
But how could that be possible?
The Green Party did offer email addresses as contacts, which are virtually useless for some constituents, but email requires electricity. Does the Green Party support the import and firing of Columbian coal while not supporting local pulp and paper?
We'd love to ask but the Green Party is apparently not taking phone calls this year and if they are, they have gone to great lengths to make sure the lines are never busy should you actually know the secret handshake that will let you in on the mystery digits.
The Green Party's failure at the polls, however, won't just be their own. It also belongs to Elections Nova Scotia, who should have asked one simple question when it accepted the Green Party and its candidates into the race: "What number should people call if they have any questions about your party or the candidates?"

Organizations: The Green Party

Geographic location: Cumberland South, Nova Scotia

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