Karl Nerenberg

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Aug 20, 2018
Premier Ford, joined by Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli, and Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Todd Smith, at the government's Buck-a-Beer announcement. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Doug Ford's 'strong start' appeals to his new fans

Karl Nerenberg
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
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Jun 16, 2018
Photo: Dylan Passmore/Flickr

The cult of the car continues unabated in Ontario

Karl Nerenberg
Populist-right election victories signal a revolt of drivers. Conservative politicians exploit suburban commuters’ fears of carbon taxes and higher costs at the pump.
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Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford drives Ontario conservatives to power

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 40 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
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Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford Nation takes over Ontario

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 41 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
News
Jun 6, 2018
Andrea-Horwath-Nomination-Meeting-Ontario-NDP-Campaign-Kickoff-2018. Photo: Joey Coleman/Flickr

Liberal ads attacking NDP could help Ford’s PCs

Karl Nerenberg
The Ontario Liberals who prefer a PC to an NDP win have prevailed. Progressives tempted by Kathleen Wynne’s party might want to re-consider before rewarding Liberal cynicism with their votes.
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May 14, 2018
Photo: Al_HikesAZ/Flickr

CBC, CP and Toronto Star give oxygen to Ford campaign

Karl Nerenberg
Canadian media are covering Ford the way U. S. media covered Trump. Even when they believe they are being critical, by disproportionately focusing on the PC leader they are helping his campaign.

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