Recommend this PostThe constitutional positions taken by the Conservatives during last fall's parliamentary showdown could plunge Canada into a serious constitutional crisis, one of Canada's leading political scientists warns.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
The exposition of Political Science in the main stream media has has been dominated of late by the space inexplicably donated by the Globe and Mail to the Unctuous One. This has resulted in a regrettable degradation in the image of this discipline.
Thankfully there are some real Political Scientists left. Such as Peter Russell, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Toronto. He recently delivered the eighth Templeton Lecture at the University of Manitoba. And, like me, he is still upset at the craven depths Harper was willing to go to save his government from defeat. Or at least that is the impression I get reading this Frances Russell piece:
Posted by Constant Vigilance at 10/29/2009 05:30:00 AM