Alberta Diary: Does Bizarre Bethune brouhaha signal ideological rift within Harper Conservatives?

Communist physician Norman Bethune, left, and a comrade from the Red Chinese Army speak with Canadian Treasury Board President Tony Clement, right, in a vignette as imagined by Sun News Network. Below: Dr. Bethune, looking weirdly contemporary with a fashionable goatee; far-right ideologue Rob Anders; the real Mr. Clement. Is the bizarre brouhaha over who ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun News Tries To Raise Funds

Apparently nobody showed up for Ezra’s Freedom Weekend.  You can deduce this from the fact that when you  google “Ezra Levant” and “Freedom Weekend” you get basically nothing.  Not a single news story, blog-post, tweet, twit-pic…nothing.  The gang at FreeD bowed out; the Shaidle’s were busy waving placards in front of a mosque somewhere; Dr. Roy apparently ...

A. Picazo: Sun News Network: Let The (Incredibly Lazy) Astroturfing Begin!

It has been fascinating to watch the Conservative campaign strategy evolve over the past two weeks; working in tandem with Sun TV in a quest to secure a Harper majority, and to destroy the opposition leaders. Aside from the standard issued talking points submitted by the Conservative war room and subsequently written into Sun TV ...