New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow outlines how the recent U.S. midterm election revealed a nation retreating from moderation in its politics. This has journalistic implications.
From the NYT: What is the difference between a Canadian and an American? The old question is coming up again here at the Olympics, with answers involving eagerness for war, ketchup, the pronunciation of toque or the ability to identify poutine and the Tragically Hip. But none may be so simple as how one holds [...]
A new poll done both here in Canada and the U.S. tells me I’m pretty much in the mainstream: I like America and my American neighbors, but I’m not so hot on Dubya and his fellow travellers in his administration.