The Disaffected Lib: Only 44?

Only 44?   That was my first reaction to the announcement that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe had agreed to send 44 observers from its human rights office to monitor America’s elections this year. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the NAACP and the ACLU, among other groups, warned this month ...

Politics and its Discontents: Thwarting Democracy, Ontario-Style

I recently linked a post to a story from the Star detailing how Dalton McGuinty, Ontario’s Premier, has reported to his caucus the wooing of at least two more members of opposition parties in the hopes of securing the majority government denied to him by the electorate in the last provincial election. It is perhaps ...