No, we're not talking about King Stephen Harper. That Stephen already has pretty much all the powers reserved to feudal royalty. We're talking about King Stephen…Colbert. In a new campaign, the national non-profit Democracy Watch is looking to get Canadians excited about the prospect of a new monarch for the Great White North.
You're probably sitting there wondering "What could possibly be funny about the tragic wrongful death of a young black man whose only crime was being outside at night in Florida?" First of all, congratulations; by merely entertaining this thought, you’ve passed the world’s easiest psychopath test.
Before he was chosen as leader of the NDP, and assumed the position of leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, all we really knew about Tom Mulcair was that he was a loose cannon, a hothead always a hair's breadth away from taking the head off whoever happened to be standing closest to him.
Goddamned kids these days! Bunch of lazy, illiterate, good-for-nothings who only care about the latest nip slip from some vapid celebrity!
I'm paraphrasing here, but that's pretty much the sentiment Geoff Hendry expressed in his latest column for Riotwire.
With Rob Ford dealing with the crack crisis, Vito argues that he's the greatest mayor Toronto has ever seen -- and gives Ford some advice on how to stay on top.
An Espresso With Vito stars Canadian Comedy Award winner Marco Timpano as Vito Cazzolungo, an outlandish, outspoken character who dishes sardonic wisdom between sips from his espresso cup. In his bathrobe. In a park.
Tuesday March 12
A little down time today at the office. Gives me a chance to catch up on my diary writing. Not much going on in the PMO these days. A trade deal with the Europeans. La-di-da! Review of Chinese takeovers. Dullsville! Pipelines for that muck Alberta tries to pass off as oil. What a snore! Oh, wait. There's a call coming in from Mike Duffy. Gotta run.
Thursday March 14