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The perils of partisan punditry

By Gerry Nicholls      

There’s way too much partisan punditry on Canada’s public affairs TV programs and too many on air pundits basically regurgitate unadorned party talking points. And I'm a TV pundit.

Former NDP staffer and pundit Ian Capstick, centre, pictured in this file photo with Global National anchor Dawna Friesen and former CTV Hill reporter Roger Smith. The Hill Times file photograph

OAKVILLE, ONT.—It seems the plague of partisan party politics (try saying that three times fast) is taking a toll on Canada’s TV punditry class.

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