In her book The Right is Wrong, Arianna Huffington devotes a chapter to the media’s search for truth, or abandonment of it, depending on how you look at it.
Huffington is a former Republican who left the party when she realized that they had gone completely crazy. If you recognize her name, it’s because . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: The Problem With the Media May Not be Lack of Balance
Always good to see someone in the media lay the cards on the table, although ‘temper tantrum’ is a bit much.Most often, when you watch Stephen Harper at a news conference or on TV when he’s delivering a speech, it is like looking at a sphinx. You can’t… . . . → Read More: Amusing Yahoo News story: Stephen Harper’s temper tantrum serves to alienate more Quebecers
And the media goes right along with it. Ian Capstick is fine with it*. Insiders in the journalism community are chest out proud of one of their own (even more so than with Blatchford and her ‘courageous’ victimhood). Few have wondered what the reaction… . . . → Read More: Harper appointment of Persichilli a taunt or misstep?
Quebec will not be a priority for the Conservative Canadian Prime Minister during the next four years of his comfortable majority rule. That was the message Stephen Harper sent with his appointment this week of Angelo Persichilli as the new director of… . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: With Persichilli Appointment, PM Harper Shows Quebec The Political Middle Finger, Embraces The Ethnic Vote
The most telling detail about Stephen Harper’s appointment of Angelo Perischilli as his new Communications Director is that Perischilli doesn’t speak French. He may, indeed, be able to reach out to other linguistic communities. He has been, afte… . . . → Read More: Northern Reflections: Harper and Quebec
Yeah, can anyone honestly say they didn’t expect this? I can’t.Who would think to name him director of communications, though? He can barely writeAddendum:Actually, I take that back. Angelo has some major ties to a lot of the ethnic-based media outlets… . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Angelo Persichilli – Now An Official Partisan Hack
I’ve found myself getting upset the past few days reading columns about the Harper majority.There is an overwhelming attempt to rewrite Stephen Harper’s political story.Angelo Persichilli tells us that yes Harper was in the Reform Party but left becaus… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Why Are we Allowing the Media to Write the Narrative?
Angelo Persichilli finally came out of the closet a few months ago and admitted that he was indeed a Conservative. Phew!And I thought he was a liberal.Persichilli certainly isn’t the only right-wing columnist in the country, but at one time I thought I… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: As a Political Analyst Angelo Persichilli Makes a Great Shoe Salesman