U.s. Election

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Excuse Me Trump, What Does Your Penis Have To Do With Politics?

This farce has gone on too long. The sophomoric Republican debates have gone from bad to worse and last night's "Cock Fight" debate simply catapulted the candidates even further down in the credibility and respectability department. This is about electing a leader, not about the size of anyone's manhood. Stick to talking about politics, policies and your stance on national and international issues.
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Why Rob Ford is a Cautionary Tale For Donald Trump's Supporters

The Donald Trump phenomena in the United States reminds me of our experience in Toronto, Canada, when a so-called everyman mayor who appealed to angry populism was elected. Ford's behaviour proved to be such a distraction that much of his agenda, such as it was, stalled at every step. Ford, like Trump, loved to attack people on their appearance, ethnicity and gender. Over time, personality-driven, badly behaved leaders will get to the point of alienating all but their most ardent allies.
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Why Romney Lost and Jeb Bush Could Win

Jeb Bush has much more of what his father called "the vision thing" than the two presidents in his family already, and is much less malapropistic than they. Jeb Bush sounds like a president, and if he didn't have some interest in the position, it is unlikely that he would take the trouble to sound like he does.
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Under A Cloud

TORONTO - Hurricane Sandy is set to overshadow the start of the trading week after the operator of the New York Stock Exchange said that it is suspending physical floor trading operations.NYSE Euronex...
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Hey Canadians, Your New Olympics Is The Paul Ryan Show!

The choice of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's Vice-Presidential running mate means two things for Canadians; the first, that a second term for Barack Obama and Joe Biden is inevitable and the second, that there will be great political theatre south of the border right up until the Presidential election on November 6. Forget the Olympics; this election will have all of the competition with none of the sportsmanship. the same Romney who said London may not have been "ready" for the Olympics would be wise to be "ready" for retirement from politics come November 7, 2012.