This is Tommy Douglas. He was the premier of Saskatchewan, when his party, the CCF, became the first socialist government in North America. The CCF eventually became the NDP.
Check those trousers. Can you imagine a politician these days making such a bold sartorial choice? It seems like everything is so test grouped that politicians lose their personal quirks. 

This is Tommy Douglas. He was the premier of Saskatchewan, when his party, the CCF, became the first socialist government in North America. The CCF eventually became the NDP.

Check those trousers. Can you imagine a politician these days making such a bold sartorial choice? It seems like everything is so test grouped that politicians lose their personal quirks. 

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