Leech admitted having the upper hand in the elections as he is a white man speaking to an entire community, not just the select few members of his own ethnic group.He is currently in the race to represent Calgary-Greenway.
According to the CBC, Leech said that he believes in his ability to represent different cultures and loves all ethnic groups.
Wild rose Leader Danielle Smith said that she had no concerns about the candidate’s argument. Smith also added that candidates put forward the best comments they can during an election.
Yet, Progressive Conservative Leader Alison Redford said that she would not tolerate such inappropriate words in her own caucus.
Flickr photo of Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith by dave.cournoyer