The Hill Times

Political bodies, our choice

Political bodies, our choice

OTTAWA—Under his eye, indeed. Across the border, Republicans and conservatives alike are remaking the United States in the image of the Republic of Gilead. On Monday night, Politico broke the story of the year so far, which is that the Supreme Court of the United...

As the Conservative Party goes full MAGA, we all lose

As the Conservative Party goes full MAGA, we all lose

OTTAWA—The Conservatives have removed their patina of integrity and propriety to go full MAGA. Finally. They’ve been swirling around this bowl for a while. If former Conservative leader Erin O’Toole, who infamously defended the residential school system, was their...

In ‘backdoor socialism’ we trust?

In ‘backdoor socialism’ we trust?

OTTAWA—Seems like I just dislodged myself enough from Candice Bergen’s socialist backdoor to realize that something just shifted in Canadian politics—and not soon enough. Late Monday night, CBC reported that the Liberals and the NDP entered into a supply and...

When keeping it (performatively) real goes wrong

When keeping it (performatively) real goes wrong

Deleted Chrystia Freeland TweetOTTAWA—As I sit here writing this column on the third anniversary of the massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand—driven by Islamophobic, white supremacist ideology—it’s come to my attention how far we’ve fallen as western societies....