Northern Reflections: Making The Mighty Nervous

Stephen Harper has greeted the new leader of the Liberal Party with mockery. It is the same response he had for both Stephane Dion and Michael Ignatieff. But don’t be fooled, Paul Wells writes in Macleans. Justin Trudeau has got Harper rattled. Consider his attack on Trudeau at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral: All Harper had to ...

Northern Reflections: In Their Sights

The Harperites are gunning for Justin Trudeau. Michael Harris writes this morning that: Not only does the Harper government have the magic wand of incumbency, it has the ruthless machinery to destroy its opponents. The political roadkill is everywhere. And the coming assault on Trudeau hangs in the air like an unspent thunderstorm ready to burst. ...