Here’s the Problem With Grant Devine

It was circa 1996ish, in the lobby of Centennial Auditorium (today TCU Place) when I first saw former Saskatchewan Premier Grant Devine in person. I was surprised to note there were no horns protruding from his forehead. He wasn’t skulking or hiding his face; in fact, it lit up as he strode through the crowd […]

CUPE Debates. Alternate Title: If Hillary Clinton Showed Up At a Trump Rally.

Today I’m peeling back the curtain on a classic election campaign tradition, one that is remarkably useless at the strategic level. I’m talking about the “all-candidates debate”, which is always hosted during the writ period, and almost always by extremely, even overtly, partisan organizations. This year’s culprit is ‘Own Your Saskatchewan’, a sub-campaign of the ultra leftwing, and increasingly […]

an actual advertising campaign the 2007 Sask NDP thought you’d totally love and relate to.

You know how they say the definition of doing something over and over and over again, without achieving the desired result, is insanity? Saskatchewan NDP, you need therapy. “…what sell-off plan is Mr. Wall hiding?” Broten asked reporters yesterday, presumably not rhetorically, and in hopes someone would give him the answer. Anyone. Do you remember when […]