Category Archives: BC Liberals

Week One: the campaign double standard

The double standard is in full swing. That’s my conclusion based on the first five days of campaign reporting. Christy Clark is allowed to skate away from all content and glad hand through events with a mouthful of shaky “messages” … Continue reading

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The unpredictable election

Four weeks. Four weeks until this poor benighted province dumps one of the worst governments in recent memory. Four weeks until sanity is restored. At least that’s what I believe.  While it’s not a slam-dunk, take it for granted election … Continue reading

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Wanted: Sun Fact checker

Good thing the Vancouver Sun puts it’s stories – no matter which easily accessible wire service provides them – behind a pay wall.  Giving them the benefit of the doubt I think of it as a way to protect people … Continue reading

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Don’t believe the pundits, the Job Plan is a failure

There are two economic plan/job plan ad campaigns plying their government’s wares these days: the BC Liberals pre-election campaign and the Harper conservative’s mid term blahs campaign. Both claim that, with their respective government’s guidance, everything is great.  Both are … Continue reading

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Vancouver? Where’s that at?

Let’s let the Premier speak for herself on the Times of India Film Awards: “Christy Clark says the show is less about ticket sales and more about the long lasting benefits. “’It’s about having 100 million people see Vancouver and … Continue reading

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The wheels on the bus… still falling off

The guys over at Wazuku have certainly gone to bat for Christy Clark and the BC Liberals. They set up CC4BC, possibly the worst, least effective smear campaign in BC history.  One million dollars (or maybe a little less as … Continue reading

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Pacific Carbon Trust – a division of Smear Inc…

Just who are Pacific Carbon Trust’s media relations guys? The guys who put together the attack on outgoing Auditor General John Doyle? Wazuku, aka the boys from Smear Inc., according to Jonathan Fowlie of the Vancouver Sun. We all remember … Continue reading

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Unraveling today’s news

Recently Gary Mason retweeted an interesting Scott McCrae tweet – Shakespeare is spinning like a top in his grave – about the latest Pew “State of the Media” study. News consumers, Pew observes, are deserting media outlets as quality reporting … Continue reading

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What’s that smell?

I hear something sizzling.  I believe it’s almost all done… There’s a new poll out.  Things will change and tighten up during the election campaign.  After all, what’s the point of having all that corporate money in the bank? But … Continue reading

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Yellow journalism courtesy of the Vancouver Sun

In today’s Sun, on the front page, above the fold is a political story.  There is never a political story on the front page, above the fold anymore, since all the big stories are about their good friends in government, … Continue reading

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