Gop Race

Playing the Presidential Cycle

Andrew Pyle | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Business
Andrew Pyle

The only thing that will derail Obama's second term is a sudden pullback in the economy. The irony is that the improved conditions that we are witnessing today, the ones that will likely engineer an Obama victory, are the same ones that will potentially work against the economy during his second term.

Sunday Roundup: "We Find the Defendants Incredibly Guilty."

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 03.29.2012 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden

Thus pronounced the jury in the 1968 film "The Producers" -- as the jury in the Shafia "honour killing" trial pretty much did this afternoon. It's justice but it doesn't feel like justice -- if only because those lives can never be brought back, the smiles of those murdered beautiful young women now forever frozen in photographs.

Canadians Want a Pipeline, Not a U.S. Campaign Issue

David Frum | Posted 03.29.2012 | Canada Politics
David Frum

The presidential candidates will talk Keystone on the campaign trail as one more reason to defeat Barack Obama in November, although, historically, both U.S. political parties have taken turns advancing the U.S.-Canada relationship. It would be strange if that tradition came to grief under Barack Obama.

Only In America: Candidates In Hot Seat For Foreign Language Knowledge

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - America's long-held distrust of intellectuals is legendary, but the already perplexing national trait has moved into overdrive in the Rep...

Santorum's 'Frothy' Google Problem

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Rick Santorum faces a tough battle in the next Republican primary — to stop the Mitt Romney juggernaut, he must unite South Carolina's ...