In slow motion.
The party of Mario Dumont that came within a few votes here and few votes there of becoming the party in power a couple of Quebec elections back is rapidly becoming a footnote in the history of La Belle.
The Montreal Gazette reports Guillaume Leduc, spokesperson for the youth wing, has, on behalf of the youth wing, asked Gilles Taillon to step aside immediately. The proverbial last straw was a letter from the lame duck leader alleging that there was a plot in the ADQ against him.
Mr. Taillon has been leader of the party since October of 2009.
That's last month.
The 18th of October to be exact.
Making it less than a month that Mr. Taillon has been da boss.
Junior high school romances last longer than this.
Tomorrow the brain trust of the party meets to decide the rules for its new leadership race and could also name an interim leader, replacing recently elected leader Gilles Taillon who has resigned. He announced his resignation from that position less than a month later following a caucus revolt