Godfrey Knows Whats Good For His Health
John Godfrey bowed out of the Liberal leadership yesterday. He has sited health concerns as the overriding factor for his decision to not run. The Toronto Star reports in this article:
MP cites health concerns for bowing out of Liberal contestBut they then go on to state:
It was an unsettling development for the 63-year-old politician, who swims most Saturday mornings and in the winter occasionally skates to Parliament Hill along the Rideau Canal.We finally get some hint at what is wrong with his health a little later on in this quote:
Godfrey, who served as cities minister, said he hasn't been feeling "100 per cent" since returning from a family vacation in Mexico after the Jan. 23 election.So what is this mysterious illness? My guess is that he started feeling a little concerned about his health after talking with Joe Volpe's cheif organizer:
We are creating a strong national team. Godfrey knows that a Liberal party leadership bid led by Joe Volpe is a threat to him in the next leadership election. You talkin' to me?