Politics and its Discontents: "They Didn’t Get Back To Me"

For those who follow such things, I think it is well-known that when a Canadian runs into problems while abroad, the statement “Canada is providing consular support” is often a euphemism for “We really aren’t doing much of anything.” Problems seem to multiply if one holds dual-citizenship. The case of Mohamed Fahmy, the Egyptian-Canadian journalist ...

Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week. – Winslow Wheeler compares the NDP’s F-35 hearings to politics on the opposite side of the U.S. border: The differences between Canadian politicians and members of Congress are utterly stunning. Unlike here, oversight in the Canadian Parliament is alive and well. In Canada, I found two political behaviors unheard ...