Impolitical: Putin calls on the courts

Putin urges court to go easy on Pussy Riot: Asked about the case, Putin said the stunt “was no good” and would have entailed a much tougher punishment for its participants if they had performed it at a holy site in Israel or even death if they had done it at some Muslim site in ...

Impolitical: Harper calls on the courts

Harper yesterday in Toronto skated over the line in one of his remarks on the shootings in Toronto and his plug for his government’s mandatory minimum sentences: One is of course much tougher penalties for gun offences. As you know, we’ve passed a number of things through the federal Parliament. Some of those things are ...