In this dissection of election media coverage, Macleans's Laura Payton peers in while Jesse holds the knife.
October 29, 2015
#42 End Game: Dirty Tricks
Mark Bourrie talks dirty campaign moves, Jeffrey Simpson's 10,000 word Globe and Mail piece, and the credibility of polls.
October 15, 2015
#41 Ugliest Election
It's been a gross week in Canadian politics. CANADALAND editor Jane Lytvynenko discusses citizenship revocation, the "barbaric cultural practices" hotline, the ongoing Niqab controversy (the everlasting gobstopper of #exln42), and whether the media has the power to shape the election.
October 9, 2015
#37 Candidates Gone Wild/Mansbridge Sits In A Field
This week on Conservative Follies (with special guest Adrienne Batra of The Sun): An incumbent MP crashes out of the bushes to make a citizen's arrest, a candidate urinates in someone else's mug, and yet another candidate realizes that crank calling Pfizer is hard to come back from. Elsewhere, Peter Mansbridge wears an unseasonably warm polar fleece while interviewing three men about stuff we've heard before.
September 10, 2015
Mulcair Against Energy East, But Not
Thomas Mulcair shocked politicos recently by sharpening the NDP’s stance on a tender political issue, telling a Quebec-based news magazine in clear,...