12 July 2010

When will she get the flick?

A political science professor at Memorial University developed a computer program to help predict when a cabinet minister will get fired.*

CBC Radio’s Central Morning Show interviewed Matthew Kerby for an broadcast on July 9.

Kerby’s indicators include:

  • age
  • sex
  • educational level
  • profession
  • potential leadership challenger
  • strength of government majority


* added “minister”.