Runesmith's Canadian Content: True Grit: Why a meaningless boxing match just might mean everything

Voters are a fickle, shallow bunch sometimes. The least little thing can put them off. Nixon’s sweaty lip during his televised debate with Kennedy. Stephane Dion’s sad sack shrug. Stockwell Day’s jet ski ride to political oblivion. Political history is littered with the corpses of promising careers brought low by such seemingly trivial incidents. Oddly, ...

Runesmith's Canadian Content: True Grit: Why a meaningless boxing match just might mean everything

Voters are a fickle, shallow bunch sometimes. The least little thing can put them off. Nixon’s sweaty lip during his televised debate with Kennedy. Stephane Dion’s sad sack shrug. Stockwell Day’s jet ski ride to political oblivion. Political history is littered with the corpses of promising careers brought low by such seemingly trivial incidents. Oddly, ...