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Gerry Caplan | Jane Philpott, a serious conscientious minister, made a small mistake, has repeatedly acknowledged it, and just wants to get back to her files. How about we let her try?
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Rick Salutin | Terms used to describe Ford Nation include ordinary Canadians. But that's statistically inaccurate and something else is implied: what once were called commoners; they're who Ford connected with.
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Linda McQuaig | Looking back on her foray into politics, Linda McQuaig questions if we're well served by a conventional wisdom that has reduced the voter to a simple-minded consumer who's only out for themselves.
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Rick Salutin | The press, who are supposed to be smart, can't seem to stop talking about Justin Trudeau being not too bright. But a look at other leaders shows that intelligence in politics is constantly changing.
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Rick Salutin | Justin Trudeau has withstood a pummeling that wasted the two previous Liberal leaders so badly that each broke down publicly during their campaign. Trudeau survived and overcame.
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Stephen Kimber | Is it past time for a statute of limitations on social media stupidity? Or at least for a more nuanced understanding than what may have been expressed in the heat of a long-gone 140-character moment?
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Rick Salutin | This election, for two-thirds of Canadians, shouldn't have to be about a choice between two flawed opposition parties who don't differ on much. It should be a choice between Harper and not-Harper.
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Karl Nerenberg | Libby Davies, longtime MP for Vancouver East, won six elections in a row, but will not run next time. On Tuesday she chose a unique way to say goodbye to the House and her constituents in Vancouver.