Politics and its Discontents: When Is Claiming To Take Full Responsibility Just A Platitude?

When it is proclaimed by Chris Spence, the disgraced former Director of the Toronto District School Board who lost his job earlier this year for extensive plagiarism. In what the Toronto Star describes as a ‘far reaching interview,’ Spence says “there are no excuses for what I did; I didn’t give credit where credit was ...

Politics and its Discontents: From The Horse’s Mouth

Actually, were I not committed to a certain level of decorum on this blog, the mouth is not the part of the horse’s anatomy I would have chosen as the point of origin for young Tim Hudak’s latest utterances that are simply a pathetic recycling of past demagogic platitudes that offer nothing in the way ...