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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Joe Martin

Joe Martin is historian of the Albany Club, the last private Conservative club in Canada.

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Thank You, Next

The Conservatives’ commitment problem October 2020
This essay was begun in anger, last November, when I began encountering people who called themselves Conservatives but who were saying the most awful things about the party’s leader, Andrew Scheer, after he failed to win the October 2019 election. Nearly a year later, I am no longer angry. I am resigned to the fact that Conservatives tend to eat those leaders who don’t give instant…