We seem to be witnessing the parade of the emperor without any clothes, as the leadership campaign to replace Jack Layton gets underway. If you are inside the NDP, it seems that you see the emperor garbed in shining gold cloth, with a crown reflecting … . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: How long before Quebeckers start feeling unloved by the NDP?
Nixon and Kissinger: Benign NeglectHenry Kissinger firmly believed that his understanding of Realpolitik reflected the realism of a handful of famous statesmen of bygone decades.Bismarkian in his aloofness, Metternichean in his pronouncements, Kissinge… . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Is this NDP leader Nycole Turmel’s "Kissinger Moment"?
Every time I see the Dragons belittle a sweating contestant from their raised TV studio platform that reminds of Olympus I catch a breath. It’s not Jerry Springer but what if one of the scorned pitchers loses it and throws his heavy business idea right at a Dragon’s head? Thankfully, I’ve never seen such a […] . . . → Read More: Law is Cool: How not to sue Dragons’ Den
For over a week now, politicians, the media and pundits have relentlessly sniped interim NDP leader Nycole Turmel for her past association with the Bloc Quebecois. To them, it’s not enough Turmel canceled her membership with the Quebec separatist… . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive World: Double Standards And Chauvinism In The Nycole Turmel Affair
Inspired by these links: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2011/08/02/pol-turmel-bloc-quebecois.htmlhttp://www.harperindex.ca/ViewArticle.cfm?Ref=0034 . . . → Read More: ParliamANT Hill: Turmel defends links to parties with soverAnty ties
How does somebody who has been a Dipper for six months get to lead the NDP? Better yet, how does someone who was a separatist supporter just six months ago rise to NDP leadership?Is the NDP so bereft of leadership talent that it has to appoint so… . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Any Port In a Storm, Even the NDP