There are decent people in politics. Lots, actually.This is a comment I left in a thread on police allegations of Liberal malfeasance in yesterday’s Sudbury provincial by-election. I wanted to reprint it here, because I often hear people saying that everyone in politics is corrupt and in it for themselves, and...
Frank Underwood calls Paul CalandraIt’s exactly as you suspected.
How many ways can I say I’m sorry?The New York Times has strung together lines from notable apology speeches into one big, remorseful Frankenpentance.Tragically missing, though, is anything from Rob Ford’s rambling, defensive apology from last November. Where’s “I know I have let you down and I can’t...
House of worship
Premier Christy Clark, speaking to a Christian audience earlier this month:
“I really do think the tragedy of our society is actually not there are so many atheists — because atheists often express themselves as generously as non-atheists — it’s the fact people don’t go to a place of worship every week and get reminded anymore of how important it is that we care.”
You know, maybe it wouldn’t be a bad idea.
Wayne LaPierre: small calibre, large bore
The scariest thing of all? This wasn’t the dumbest thing he said. At all. By a wide margin.