Editorial for June 14, 2014–Ontario Election Entrails

The surprising victory–an unexpected majority win– for the Ontario Liberals raises a few interesting issues concerning polls, performance and political attack ads. Polls, specifically the political prediction polls, are starting to look like a shaky investment these days. In the … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Tuesday, July 2, 2013–Sometimes A ‘Terrorist’ Is Just a Criminal

John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are the “terrorists” charged with plotting to blow up the BC legislature with pressure cooker bombs, the making of which was “inspired” by the Boston bombers and al-Qaida. Seriously. (Note: Law enforcement and ‘security’ guys … Continue reading

The Sniff Test for Tuesday, June 25, 2013–Harper Conservatives Pile on the PR Disasters and Get the Polls They Deserve

Not that political polls seem to matter a damn if the BC election was any indication,but they still seem to matter to politicians. And the Harper Conservatives are looking a little peaked after the most recent poll showed them tied … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Friday, May 24, 2013–Rob Ford: Being Appalling Doesn’t Make Him Guilty

Thanks to a nasty personality filled with buffoonish bullying and fantastically stupid behaviour on a wide variety of fronts, Rob Ford is guilty. He IS! He’s guilty of being a jerk, a closed-minded twit, a loud-mouthed schnook who whines to … Continue reading