Tag Archives: George Smitherman

How Olivia Chow can STILL win

A couple of weeks ago I offered a scenario in which Olivia Chow could still win.  At the time, I acknowledged her decline in pre-Labour Day polls, but argued that pre-Labour Day polls are irrelevant. Given the incumbent Mayor’s rare cancer, the unexpected candidacy of his brother Doug, and the withdrawal of David Soknacki, it’s…
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Bottoms up, Toronto!

I don’t know much about politics, but I recognize an injustice when I see one.  The Mayor is being criticized for behaving like an alcoholic, as if incoherent speech and erratic behavior is new to Toronto City Council.  Anyone remember the plastic bag or shark fin soup bans last year?  Sometimes the whole Council acts…
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