In This Corner: Worst. Leadership race. Ever.

Somewhere in my collection of flotsam and jetsam of old newspaper clippings from my youth, I have the famous Edmonton Journal paper from the day after the Progressive Conservatives, under Peter Lougheed, finally toppled the Social Credit dynasty. The headline, written in massive type in true Tory blue, read: “Now! It’s Lougheed!” Now, as the ...

Trashy's World: One progressive party under one banner?

“Nope,” I said. “They’re too goddamn stupid.” That’s what Warren Kinsella told Bobby Kennedy Jr. when asked if the NDP and Liberals could ever be persuaded to work together. And he was right. As long as the progressive vote is split between the two parties in this fine country, Harpo hasn’t a worry in the ...