Unfortunately, Donald Trump may only be getting rolling as he bets his anger-based, divisive election blitz can overcome his historically low popularity ratings come November 2020.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest screed against a group of Democratic congresswomen isn’t surprising when he has a long record of racist troublemaking, most notably his trademark argument that former president Barack Obama was not born in the U.S. and therefore ineligible to be president, writes Les Whittington. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
OTTAWA—The thing about Watergate was that Richard Nixon resigned.
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Global Brief magazine editor Irvin Studin says politicians and policy-makers' thinking is 'too small, it’s too linear, it’s too path dependent, and it looks increasingly absurd as these systemic crises.'
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says he's found it 'much more difficult to get information out of the minister’s officer' since Parliament returned with Chrystia Freeland in charge of the nation's finances.