Peter Blaikie

Weakening Democracy in the full light of day

The Washington Post uses the slogan Democracy Dies in Darkness. Given the fact that, in many of the world’s most democratic countries, and to varying degrees, democracy is in retreat, a more appropriate slogan ...
Peter Blaikie

Are the Democrats ready to win in 2020?

That’s My View Karl Rove, the Republican strategist and Svengali, who master-minded the two presidential victories of George W. Bush, once stated, “To win in politics, you must successfully attack your oppon...
President Trump

The Disrupter as President

That's My View Peter Blaikie Napoleon is said to have remarked, “In politics, absurdity is not a handicap”. So it seems with Donald Trump. In Hamlet, Polonius, the chief counselor (and sycophant) to t...
Government - Mark Norman

The Government tries to destroy a good man

Peter Blaikie As a general rule, I don’t comment on political affairs in Canada. However, as we are only a few months away from a federal election, and as the Liberal government’s treatment of Vice-Admiral ...