Corbella: Marathon man Jason Kenney performs miracle on the Prairies

The metaphor of a marathon doesn’t begin to describe the journey Jason Kenney embarked upon to become Alberta’s 18th premier, making the Alberta NDP the only one-term government in the province’s 114-year history.

Even an Ironman metaphor doesn’t adequately symbolize the onerous odyssey that Kenney has undertaken to ensure Premier Rachel Notley’s “job-killing” government was “one and done.”

One must go back two years, nine months and 11 days to July 6, 2016. That’s when Kenney announced he would seek the leadership of Alberta’s moribund Progressive Conservative party, with the aim of seeking unity with the Wildrose Party to stop splitting the small-c conservative vote that made the Notley government a reality on May 5, 2015