Ford’s right-wing populism: the gift that keeps on giving, for the rich
By Les WhittingtonJun. 20, 2018
Ontario’s Doug Ford followed the Donald Trump model: a rich business person who fumed about how people were being screwed by the evil elites and waved around a lot of vague promises to fix everything for the little guy.
Ontario PC leader and premier-designate Doug Ford, left, has pledged to scrap Ontario’s cap-and-trade policy aimed at fighting climate change. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Nothing says “for the people” like “buck-a-beer.”
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