Finding the Right Bush

As a young reporter, I traveled across Canada with the late, great Tommy Douglas, and I can still remember how stirring his speeches were. His rhetoric was richly illustrated by anecdotes, and one of the stories he toldĀ  came to mind this morning as i pondered the mess America is in. The story, as I […]
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Tommy Douglas Must Be Turning in His Grave. They Found the Bush!

When I was a young reporter, which is a very long time ago, the Toronto Star assigned me to cover a politician named Tommy Douglas as he campaigned across Canada for the New Democratic Party. It was a great assignment. Douglas was smart and eloquent. And what he said made sense. It still makes sense. […]
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