The Democrats need to think long and hard about their response to a demagogue who thinks he is a law unto himself. Under the circumstances, taking the scenic route to the truth looks more like political self-interest than caution.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller, pictured July 24, 2019, before Congress. If the truth matters anymore (and I am not sure that it does in the Kardashian Crazy House that America has become), there is no way to deny that Donald Trump is the Bernie Madoff of politics. He has turned the U.S. government into a giant Ponzi scheme. There’s a sucker born with every Fox newscast, writes Michael Harris.
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HALIFAX—Is the United States caving to fascism, or merely getting fatally lazy about what it takes to live in a democracy?
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
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A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
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