Andrew Potter


Andrew Scheer’s resistance to the inevitable

Andrew Potter: In our liberal society, gay rights will not be denied or ever turned back. It’s something any leader of Canada has to get their head around.
Winter Storm,

How a snowstorm exposed Quebec’s real problem: social malaise

The issues that led to the shutdown of a Montreal highway that left drivers stranded go beyond mere political dysfunction
Jonathan Toews

Why there’s no faking a playoff beard

It’s one of the last symbols of male solidarity
Why people can't help themselves

Why people can’t help themselves

Andrew Potter on how many take a great pleasure in anti-social behaviour, like rioting
The trouble with too much democracy

The trouble with too much democracy

The real threat is not economic decline, it’s political decay

Justice, vengeance, and the exculpation of Anders Breivik

A law professor hasn’t just excused Breivik’s actions, but actually endorsed them
Renee Filiatrault, note how none of the Afhgan men are looking at her. AP

The forgotten members of the mission in Afghanistan

Canada is neglecting the civil servants who played a key role in the mission
Sorry Rob, it’s just part of the job

Sorry Rob, the gay pride parade is part of the job

Andrew Potter on the ritual humiliations that come with being a politician