Category Archives: The Third Party

Justin’s Intellectual Disadvantage

Well, that was an interesting speech our Prime Minister gave in Davos, wasn’t it? From the Liberal PR team’s standpoint, it was a hit, complete with money quote: Canada was mostly known for its resources. I want you to know … Continue reading

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How To Prepare for 2019

I figure two months is enough time for everyone to get used to the idea of Prime Minister Trudeau 2.0. (How do you know you’re used to it? When you’re not constantly thinking about how Stephen Harper would’ve done things … Continue reading

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What’s A “Merit-Based” Senator?

Justin Trudeau’s latest campaign promise pretty much describes the typical Liberal campaign promise: it sounds good, but it’s also too vague to be taken seriously. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is promising to reform Senate appointments and introduce an “open, non-partisan, … Continue reading

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About Last Night . . .

No, I didn’t watch the first leaders’ debate. And judging from the feedback, I didn’t miss all that much. Michael Den Tandt of the National Post was the earliest mainstream pundit to declare a winner — except, actually, he didn’t. … Continue reading

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The Leadership Lesson of Eglinton-Lawrence

It isn’t often that a political party’s grassroots manage to save its leadership from the consequences of its own actions. Such, however, is the case of the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence and the local Liberal riding association’s rejection of Justin Trudeau’s … Continue reading

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So Why Is Warren Kinsella Linking To An Anti-Justin Ad?

Okay, I do get that most of my audience would publicly declare that they wouldn’t give Warren Kinsella’s blog the time of day. Not surprising, given his normal anti-Tory stance. However, one of Mr. Kinsella’s virtues is that, when he … Continue reading

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Yes, Iggy’s Back. And No, You Shouldn’t Yawn

Sometimes I get the feeling our political pundits like to blast our current and former politicians as a way to pass the time. Take, for example, Michael Den Tandt’s takedown of Michael Ignatieff, just because the former Liberal leader chose … Continue reading

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