HuffPost Canada closed in 2021 and this site is maintained as an online archive. If you have questions or concerns, please check our FAQ or contact support@huffpost.com.

harper 2015

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgIn Canada, we have law that limits a prime minister's tenure, which is why Prime Minister Harper's announcement this week that he plans to seek a fourth term was such a non-event. Indefinite re-election may be theoretically democratic, but in practice it tends to be deeply apathetic and "incrementalism."