A Horrible Choice With A Song To Match

Behold the federal Conservative party’s official campaign song. Awful, isn’t it? And I’m not just saying that because it’s a Conservative song and I’m not a Conservative voter. It really is bad. You hire Jim Vallance, who helped Bryan Adams write some of his most famous and well loved works, and this is what you […]

If AT First You Don’t Succeed, Try Again And Again And Again And Again And Again And Again And Again…

It looks like we’re about to enter official election season in Canada, which raises a very important question. What is John Turmel doing? He’s running, of course. This will be attempt number 99. It, as with most of his campaigns the last few years, will be for a seat in Brantford. If you’d like to […]

Before You Accuse Me, Take A Look At Yourself

To be a leader for all Canadians, the Conservative Party leader should now end his lifelong boycott of Pride events and explain whether he would still deny same-sex couples the right to marry, as he said in Parliament. pic.twitter.com/5WEyja6Ov5 — Ralph Goodale (@RalphGoodale) August 22, 2019 On the face of it, I have no problem […]

Convenience Isn’t The Problem With Voting. People Not Giving A Shit About Voting Is

Gym, tan, laundry… vote?: Ontario asked to consider weekend, holiday elections Report on June 2018 provincial election makes recommendations aimed at boosting voter turnout Don’t get me wrong. More flexibility absolutely can’t hurt. But I don’t think that’s the biggest issue we’re up against here. If we really want to solve the turnout problem, we […]

Somebody Just Voted Himself Off The Christmas Card List

This looks like your standard, run-of-the-mill campaign ad, but then… Holy shit, did not see that coming. Yes, that really is six of Republican Congressman Paul Gosar’s nine siblings telling the good people of Arizona not to vote for their brother and to instead support his opponent, Democratic candidate David Brill. It didn’t work, but […]

Go Home Ontario, You’re Drunk. Possibly ON Buck-A-Beer Meant To Distract You From The Fact That You Just Voted In A Total Asshat

So. Premier Doug Ford is a thing now. I’m not going to say I’m surprised. I can’t. The existence of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States makes being surprised by an election result pretty well impossible. But what I can say is that I’m incredibly disappointed. More than anything I’m disappointed in the […]