New Liberal Party policies explained
by newest non-paying non-member

My niece-in-law arrived at our house just hours after serving as a delegate to the Liberal Party policy convention and we greeted her with the relief normally accorded to survivors of a combat tour in Afghanistan, an Italian cruise ship vacation or the line-up stampede for a new Apple product.

“You poor Dear. Did they force you to accept a contract kickback or, even worse, make one? Did they charge you $125,000 for photocopies?! Continue reading

Grits ponder U.S. primary system,
send Bob Rae to test the waters

Canada’s fringe party, the federal Liberals, are having a big policy convention in Ottawa over the next few days and it promises to be a pretty sombre affair (imagine all 3,000 remaining Grits in the entire country faced with paying for their own booze for the first time in a century.)

I am genuinely intrigued by one proposal to have them select their next leader through a U.S.-style primary system. Continue reading