This week, a right-wing populist delivered fiery speeches in North America, inveighing against political correctness, globalization and the threat of radical Islam. The politician, who could even be elected president one day, said the powers-that-be were not taking the Muslim peril seriously and warned of the dangers of letting in Syrian refugees. “Whoever condemns Islamic fundamentalism is accused of Islamophobia,” … More Canada shows how to deal with the world’s Donald Trumps: Just ignore them.
The drive-by smearing of Justin Trudeau — three months into his new government — is reaching comic proportions. iPolitics columnist Tasha Kheiriddin coined a clever phrase to describe Trudeau’s political style: the “Oprah-fication of Ottawa.” Witty. Still beats the ‘Stalinization’ of Canada under the previous government. (Remember 24/7 — that publicly-funded PMO ‘news’ services that … More The crisis in Canada’s oil patch demonstrates the right-wing populist’s lack of self-awareness and persecution complex