The Toronto Star's Haroon Siddiqui sheds no tears for Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born Dutch legislator recently caught out for lying on her refugee application and who will lose her Dutch citizenship as a result. An excerpt: She has been exposed as the equivalent of such Iraqi exiles as Ahmad Chalabi and Iyad Allawi. They told [...]
A study just published in American Politics Research has linked repeated watching of The Daily Show with lower opinions of politicians and the electoral process itself. Good heavens!! But first, let me ask the following: Is that a good or a bad thing?
Susan Delacourt, Ottawa bureau chief of the Toronto Star, uses her discerning eye to deconstruct the TV performance of Guy Goma, the guy who went to the BBC for a job interview and found himself an on-air pundit. Some excerpts: Goma, hearing himself introduced as Kewney, goes through three distinct facial expressions. The first, almost mischievously smug, [...]
The Edmonton Oilers beat the Anaheim Mighty Ducks 2-0. They have now won six straight and hold a 2-0 lead in the NHL's Western Conference final. The Ducks haven't won at Rexall Place in Edmonton in something like seven years. Guess where they have to play their next two games? This series looks less and less [...]