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Donald Trump won, he beat us all

Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
He has dominated the politics of this era like no other, standing bestride it like a Cheeto-coloured colossus.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
For Justin Trudeau, the polls are not necessarily pointing towards oblivion. But some sort of a defeat, increasingly, looks possible.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Conservative partisans weren’t so interested in what she wanted. They hate the Liberal leader, and they wanted Justin Trudeau to suffer the same fate as Kent Hehr, or worse.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Justin Trudeau, as he ponders the darkening horizon at Harrington Lake, should heed the advice of no less than Johnny Rotten. Anger works. Anger is energy.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
The G7 may have made for some 'very candid discussions,' as the British prime minister said. But they also made for something else: Justin Trudeau’s inevitable re-election.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
She also lost because her war room was a joke, 'the surrender room,' as someone said.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
And, already, some of us are starting to hear some of the excuses being road-tested by Kathleen Wynne’s campaign wizards. Because they know they are going to lose.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
For Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, not all the news is bad. A Premier Doug Ford or a Premier Andrea Horwath almost certainly means a re-elected Prime Minister Trudeau.
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Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
The email arrived at 6:03 a.m. It was accompanied with a little graphic of a flashing red siren, up near the top, presumably to signal its importance.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Kathleen Wynne thinks traditional campaigns still matter. They don’t.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Conservative MP Gord Brown, 57, who died suddenly of a heart attack on May 2 in his Hill office, was a well-liked politician and a friend to many, including to Warren Kinsella.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
The guy in Toronto, who was apparently following the same women-hating manifesto, didn’t kill himself. As the entire world saw, he wanted a Toronto cop to do that for him. The cop—amazingly, bravely—refused, and arrested the alleged mass-murderer without firing a shot.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Forgiveness: when is it owed, politically? By whom, and when? Who should dispense it, and who should receive it?
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
The latest revelation: the inquiry issued a multi-million-dollar, sole-source contract with a law firm. And it did its very best to hide it.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Lots of Conservative MPs—mainly male ones—scurried to get themselves photographed with Faith Goldy, for precisely the type of selfie about which they regularly criticize Justin Trudeau.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Last week, Christopher Wylie told British Parliamentarians that AggregateIQ was up to no good, too.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
No one in Liberaldom wants to admit to knowing Christopher Wylie these days, of course, because they correctly sense that a genuine scandal is in the offing.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Political parties need to get voters' attention. You don't do that by throwing statistics at voters. You do that by having a narrative, a story. And Kathleen Wynne doesn't have one right now.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Can Doug Ford win? Damn right he can. Underestimate him at your peril.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Canadians haven't been this embarrassed since Joe Clark famously lost his luggage and walked into a bayonet.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Welcome to the Trump polling era, folks: wherein a party’s brand can be linked to alleged sexual misconduct, corruption and appalling behaviour—and still be way ahead. Way, way ahead.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
There you go: 10 PR tips, free of charge.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
So: how was a known and notorious Nazi enthusiast allowed to pull a fast one on two levels of government? So he could upset Jewish Nova Scotians? And, now that they know, will they clean up their mess? Many questions. In the John Mark Tillmann case, answers remain elusive.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
#MeToo—as it has swept aside the rich and the powerful and famous, in Hollywood, Washington, the media elite—is now alighting in Ottawa. It’s overdue. It’s wonderful. It’s necessary.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
There are other men who are about to be exposed. Count on it. The media have been on their trail for many weeks. Once it gets through the editors, other men will be going down.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Happens a lot, in the new era. A story gets told, people instantly react, someone gets vilified. Sometimes they get destroyed. Except, this time‎, the mob went after a mother who didn't deserve it.  
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
For now, no one is talking on the record about who knew what, and when they knew it. We can be reasonably assured that Justin Trudeau and his senior staff are justifiably unhappy, and have had some interesting chats with the RCMP. When it returns at month's-end, angry questions in the House of Commons are inevitable.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Hill Times columnist Warren Kinsella weighs in on the best and worst performers on the political stage in 2017, and what to expect in the new year.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
After The Hill Times published my column last week, this writer received multiple calls, emails, and direct messages about the two men I’d written about.
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Not every man in Canadian political life is a scumbag. But, in Ottawa nowadays, the silence is deafening. It is impossible that #MeToo stories can’t be found on Parliament Hill. So why isn’t anyone telling them?
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Sheilah Martin was and is a feminist. Much has been made of her commitment to equal rights for all. In my experience, she was certainly all that, but she was also more. 
Opinion|By Warren Kinsella
Heritage Minister MĂ©lanie Joly has blocked me on Twitter, so I'm writing her this letter.

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