Paul Wells

Maclean's Political editor

Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells writes about politics across Canada and abroad. Except sometimes he ignores politics and writes about music or something else.

Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, delivers a speech after early results in the first round of 2017 French presidential election, in Henin-Beaumont, France, April 23, 2017.    REUTERS/Charles Platiau - RTS13KZ9
Prime Minister Joe Clark seen here at his swearing in ceremony at Government House in Ottawa, June 4, 1979. (Ron Poling/CP)