CuriosityCat: The Debates: Who won, who lost, and why

Trudeau: The Fighter Let’s start with the view of how Tom Mulcair behaved in the Munk foreign policy debate, from Gerald Caplan: But if I remove my mask of detachment, I must report that it was not at all the night the NDP needed to recover its faded lead. But there’s still three weeks left ...

CuriosityCat: The Debates: Who won, who lost, and why

Trudeau: The Fighter Let’s start with the view of how Tom Mulcair behaved in the Munk foreign policy debate, from Gerald Caplan: But if I remove my mask of detachment, I must report that it was not at all the night the NDP needed to recover its faded lead. But there’s still three weeks left ...

CuriosityCat: Justin Trudeau: Well said, Andrew Cohen!

Andrew Cohen reflects in the Ottawa Citizen upon the Trudeau brand, and its impact on  Justin Trudeau, in a good summary of what Pierre Trudeau means to Canadians: Andrew Cohen on Trudeau His name is Trudeau. In political currency, his name is a promissory note of hope, expectation and sentimentality, much like a Gandhi in ...

CuriosityCat: Jeffrey Simpson’s mistaken premises about Quebec and Justin Trudeau

Interesting article today by Simpson in the Globe & Mail. He virtually writes off the Liberal Party of Canada, seeing little hope for it in its former stronghold of Quebec, and also sees Justin Trudeau as unfit for leadership of the party. I disagree with two basic premises in his argument, one about Quebec and ...