Provocation, pandering and prejudice in our politics – The Globe and Mail

Posted: March 17, 2015 in Canadian Politics

Provocation, pandering and prejudice in our politics – The Globe and Mail.

It is instructive to compare the Prime Minister’s words to those of U.S. President Barack Obama, especially with regards to terrorism and foreign conflicts. One man sees his leadership role to include reducing tension, seeking consensus, keeping the lid on. The other appears to be more interested in winning votes with divide-and-conquer tactics. He panders to prejudice instead of asking the population to rise above it.

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