Monthly Archives: April 2015

SOFT ON CRIME: HARPER’S WEDGE ON STANDBY

Part 1 BY Jim Harding Prime Minister Harper uses the terms “crime” and “terror” like blunt instruments. What if pseudo-weather forecasters tried to understand all the variations of rain, fog, snow, ice, clouds, drought and flooding with only one notion! … Continue reading

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CRIME: WEDGE ON STANDBY, Part 2

BY Jim Harding When Harper’s tough-on-crime measures are criticized he typically goes after the messengers, not the message, much like Conservative attack ads. In his book Harperland, Martin noted that Harper claimed his critics were trying to “pacify Canadians with … Continue reading

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WILL WEDGE POLITICS RULE IN THE 2015 ELECTION?

by Jim Harding A Conservative ad came on the radio as I drove home from meetings in Regina. It was another attack ad on Justin Trudeau. It was trying to get listeners irate that Trudeau would take money back that … Continue reading

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