Entries by Daniel D. Veniez from 11/2012

Why Hating Politicians Doesn't Help Us

| Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Politics

The great irony is that we have become scornful of the very people whose mission it is to advance our collective well-being. Are politicians "only in it for themselves," to paraphrase the devastating and ridiculous personal attack ad on Michael Ignatieff? No they are not. Not even close. Our negative perceptions of politicians and the political process are ultimately at variance with our own self-interest.