CalgaryLiberal: Renewing Raj’s Contract

I’ve been thinking. I want to renew Raj’s contract–for leader of the Alberta Liberals. He has a nose for politics, knows exactly what the party needs to build in terms of organization and skill sets, and he was key to the reason why the party did so well. Rather than an implosion, like what many ...

Politics and its Discontents: Jack Layton vs. Stephen Harper

I’ve just spent about the last 45 minutes watching the tribute to Jack Layton at the NDP leadership convention. The heartfelt praise about Jack’s humanity, his real love of and interest in people, suggests a life well-lived, despite its tragic shortness. That got me thinking of what a tribute to Stephen Harper would look like, ...