Rick Anderson

The eternal, futile quest for perfect democracy

Parliament returns amid some desire for change


More of this please

CBC does its best to hide such things online, but if you go to the podcast of yesterday’s episode of Politics and scroll to about three-quarters of the way through, you’ll find arguably the most intelligent discussion of politics broadcast on Canadian television in the last decade—Rick Anderson, Elly Alboim and Susan Bonner talking about the new Conservative ads and the nature of political advertising. An engaging, civil debate with only slight prodding from the host.