Like this author, I too am waiting for the same media and other commentators who slammed Harper's prorogations in 2008 and 2009 to do the same to McGuinty's recent decision. I look forward to receiving the letter that must be circulating among academics as we speak, condemning McGuinty's decision to prorogue the Ontario legislative assembly.
Published Oct. 9, 2012, in Waterloo Region Record and Guelph Mercury.
In every political race, there are two key elements: expectations and momentum. Both are at play in the United States in the wake of last week’s surprising debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Recently, I was musing to a friend about teaming up with some reality TV producers to put together a slew of reality TV shows as experiments for testing all sorts of assumptions in political science. Apparently, the economists have already thought of this strategy, except using videogames!
The link is here.