Prog Blog’s Flickr Photostream

Accidental Deliberations: On shadow boxing

Aaron has already listed and commented on Thomas Mulcair’s shadow cabinet assignments. But there are a few additional points worth adding into the mix.

First, while others have pointed out Nathan Cullen’s promotion to House Leader, the exact choice of positions is very much worth emphasizing. As the leadership candidate whose message centred on how to approach other political parties, Cullen has been put in charge of…approaching other political parties, at least to the extent of managing business in Parliament. And if “cooperation to defeat Harper” continues to be Cullen’s guiding principle, then it will be well worth watching

. . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On shadow boxing

politics on CAPS LOCK: HAVN’T POSTED IN A WHILE LOL

EVERYONE LOVES IT WHEN A BLOGGER COMES BACK AFTER A LONG ABSENCE TO WRITE A POST ABOUT HOW THEY “HAVEN’T BLOGGED IN A WHILE LOL” !!! I’M NOT THE FIRST PERSON TO MAKE THIS JOKE OBV THIS IS MY INSPIRATION. SRSLY SHE MADE THE JOKE FIRST AND I’M BLATANTLY LIFTING IT GO BUY SOME CLOTHES AND RECORDS FROM THEIR AWESOME SHOP.

SO YEAH THERE HAVE BEEN SOME THINGS WORTH COMMENTING ON IN THE INTERVENING TIME BUT IT DIDN’T GET DONE. JACK LAYTON DIED YEAH BUT NO NOT TOUCHING THAT BUT YEAH I CRIED AND CRIED IT WAS KIND OF PATHETIC BUT (Read more…)