Tories shouldn’t turn their backs on Harper as they did with Mulroney

By ANGELO PERSICHILLI The Hill Times (Jan. 30, 2017) The post-Harper Conservative Party is a déjà vu of the post-Mulroney era of more than 20 years ago. In both cases Conservatives were seriously divided. In the 1990s, the Progressive Conservative Party tried disassociate itself from the Mulroney legacy. The Conservative Party today might do just the same with what was … Continue reading Tories shouldn’t turn their backs on Harper as they did with Mulroney

Conservative leadership candidates should stop parroting Trump

A skilled communicator like Trump found fertile soil to sell his demagogueries with American voters. In Canada, we don’t have such populist communicators and, more importantly, there is no need for one. By ANGELO PERSICHILLI The Hill Times  Jan. 23, 2017 Conservative leadership candidates should stop parroting Donald Trump, stop chasing extreme fringe supporters to … Continue reading Conservative leadership candidates should stop parroting Trump

There are bigger things to worry about than where Trudeau vacationed

By ANGELO PERSICHILLI The Hill Times - Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 TORONTO—The big question in Ottawa these days is “where was the prime minister vacationing.” The conflict of interest commissioner is also considering investigating Justin Trudeau’s vacation just after Christmas because he and his family accepted trips on the Aga Khan’s private helicopter to his private island in … Continue reading There are bigger things to worry about than where Trudeau vacationed