Alberta Politics: The #AngryCon: he learned those attitudes about the media from the party he supports

PHOTOS: A screen shot of the man identified by the Toronto Star as Earl Cowan at the moment he informs a reporter she’s a lying piece of … something. Below: Tory operative Fred DeLorey and Toronto Star columnist Heather Mallick. I have to confess I felt the tiniest bit of empathy for the aged Harper ...

Alberta Diary: Dispatches from your crazy Uncle Steve: It’s all the fault of the media elite!

“Isn’t that Brian Mulroney talking to some guy … Hey! Isn’t that one-a those Trudeaus?! Mulroney’s just another Trudeau lover! Like the Ottawa media elite!” Yadda-yadda… Below: The real Crazy Uncle Steve, Mr. Mulroney again, Heather Mallick. You can tell she’s a member of the urban Ottawa media elite because she’s wearing pearls! VICTORIA, B.C. ...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Ghastly Con Cult

As you know I have long believed that Stephen Harper's Cons are not a political party like any other Canadians have ever known.That they are more like a cult than a party.But even as their deranged leader drags us into his ghastly  darkness, muzzles the truth, lies about everything, and bullies his opponents, still some of my friends say to me: ...

Accidental Deliberations: On clarifications

Shorter Fred DeLorey: Silly media, wasting its time asking whether we Cons were polling over gerrymandering Saskatchewan riding boundaries.  That would involve caring about respondents’ opinions. The word you’re looking for is “propagandizing”.

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Thomas Mulcair: an NDP leader who passes the Ralph Klein beer test and Tory fear test

One hopes profoundly readers of this blog will indulge its author in running this photograph one more time, given the occasion. NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, chosen by the party as its leader this evening, is like Ralph Klein a politician who seems to be someone an ordinary person could have a beer with. Below: Mr. ...