Tag Archives: Liberal

A minor miracle: Chow detractor becomes disciple

My old friend is a political blowfly.  He hasn’t got time to figure out what’s really happening behind the news and doesn’t pretend to know too much.  Yet as a mature lawyer, a visible minority, with deep roots in his ethnic community, and active membership in the oldest, WASPyist clubs in town, he is seen…
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Canada’s biggest political party

Of course voter disengagement is getting worse, and of course young voters feel like spectators on the democratic process.  Have you looked at the quality of our political discourse?  Forgive youth voters for feeling alienated.  Likewise, stop blaming mature non-voters for their apparent indifference.  Our political process has refined techniques for communication with an informed…
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Nostradamus 0.5

Surprise. I’ve crossed some personal boundaries lately. It’s wrong to seek cheap laughs at the expense of a phlegmatic, morbidly obese, alcoholic.  Just as it’s uncomfortable to admit being wrong for denigrating someone’s performance before they’ve had a chance to act. In both cases commenting on the Mayor and the Premier, respectively, I congratulated myself for mild…
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