Canadian politics gets innerestin'

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Flex wrote:
19 Aug 2022, 7:52pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
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Finally, something that lives up to the thread's title:
Thanks a lot, Justin. :rolleyes:
As an aside, Canada making a "Justin" their head of state is extremely on-brand. The Wisconsin of first names.
:angry: I've never encountered a Gen X Justin in my life.
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Bad news northerly neighbors, Roger Stone has declared your Q-Queen a scammer. Now that's some funny shit right there, kinda like Trump calling someone else a crook.

https://www.newsweek.com/roger-stone-sc ... lo-1742497
Sittin' at home, and I'm so excited
Goin' to the party though we weren't invited

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Sparky wrote:
13 Sep 2022, 1:35pm
Bad news northerly neighbors, Roger Stone has declared your Q-Queen a scammer. Now that's some funny shit right there, kinda like Trump calling someone else a crook.

https://www.newsweek.com/roger-stone-sc ... lo-1742497
Mind your own business, Roger. This is our real queen we're talkin' 'bout!
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Voted in my first municipal election here (and only the second one of my life). If the heavens seem disturbed, it's just my dad's spirit dealing with the fact that I voted for a non-binary person, a black man, and a transgender woman. The cool thing is that all three have a strong chance of winning (only the first is somewhat in doubt).
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No real idea of the ins and outs of this but the similarities with a couple of high profile left leadership bids in recent years are unmistakable. On the surface at least.

https://biv.com/article/2022/10/jordan- ... -usual-ndp

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Low Down Low wrote:
08 Oct 2022, 3:05am
No real idea of the ins and outs of this but the similarities with a couple of high profile left leadership bids in recent years are unmistakable. On the surface at least.

https://biv.com/article/2022/10/jordan- ... -usual-ndp
I know zilch about BC politics, but the NDP here is more the party of social workers, lawyers, and academics rather than actual labour (apart from union leaders). And provincial versions are even more to the centre because they have a more realistic chance of forming government, so don't scare the middle class.
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https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/202 ... tives.html

In case you were curious, Alberta is led by a genuinely insane person.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Oct 2022, 1:20pm
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/202 ... tives.html

In case you were curious, Alberta is led by a genuinely insane person.
Isn't that par for the course in Western Canada?

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revbob wrote:
22 Oct 2022, 5:47pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
22 Oct 2022, 1:20pm
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/202 ... tives.html

In case you were curious, Alberta is led by a genuinely insane person.
Isn't that par for the course in Western Canada?
This is a step or two beyond. Alberta politics used to be the redneck base and the mature conservative leadership (meaning, basically competent). But the base has gone full-on "own the libs" and the leadership is drawn from that slobbering base. It's less politics than tantrum 24/7.
"And so the sailor goes, 'I don’t know, but it’s driving me nuts!'” - Woodrow Wilson to David Lloyd George, Paris Peace Conference, 1 February 1919

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