Progressive Proselytizing: Linda McQuaig’s cognitive dissonance on negative campaigning

The recent byelection in Toronto center – won handily by the Liberals’ Chrystia Freeland in a race against the NDP’s Linda McQuaig – ruffled quite a bit of feathers. Justin Trudeau’s victory speech in particular gained a lot of attention, in part because of the controversy it drummed up of quoting Layton’s final letter while accusing ...

Progressive Proselytizing: Justin’s not so positive acceptance speech

The full text of Justin Trudeau’s speech can be found here. I wanted to highlight the section talking about the Conservatives and Stephen Harper. It is the first major section after thank you’s, and while there are many positive things that come after this lengthy section, the gloves sure came off quickly. Note that this ...