As you may or may not know, Rona Ambrose is called Cleopatra by some of her friends and her enemies in Ottawa. And carries only two burning thoughts around in her head, for that's all she can memorize.How to destroy Justin Trudeau, and how to wrec… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Cleopatra Ambrose’s Week of Bitter Disappointment
Hallelujah. I see that Jason Kenney has finally been rewarded for his outstanding work on behalf of the Con regime, the grateful religious fanatics of Canada, and of course the Lord Himself.No, he still doesn't have Harper's job, or even his old job back as Minister of Immigration and Ethnic Banquets…
The job . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Jason Kenney and the Porky Waste Awards
Miscellaneous material for your Monday reading.
– Benjamin Radcliff discusses the proven connection between progressive policies and a higher quality of life across all levels of income: Happier people live in countries with a generous social safety net, or, more generally, countries whose governments “tax and spend” at higher rates, reflecting the greater range of . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links
Itchy and Scratchy
The Globe & Mail is a terrible newspaper. It was once highly regarded but has fallen into disrepute. Only if you are a Conservative or a right-wing operative would you even consider the Globe to be the ‘newspaper of record’. In fact, the newspaper has become the most virulently conservative of all . . . → Read More: John Ibbitson shames himself in the Conservative daily Globe & Mail
Assorted content for your pre-debate reading.
– Dave connects a few more dots as to who’s behind Robocon. Guy Giorno helpfully acknowledges that the Cons were supposed to have business-style processes to avoid the exact kind of electoral fraud that’s been discovered across Canada – signalling both that they’re indeed on the hook for any . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links
Ezra Levant, above, when he was running for the Canadian Alliance Party. After a heated battle, he stepped aside so that Stephen Harper could run in a safe riding, after being voted head of the Alliance Party.
Close confidant of Jason Kenney and Stockwell Day (coined the term “Stockaholic”) Levant is now a personality on . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Not Everyone Can Graduate from the Charles Koch Institute