What the liberal response to Sam Oosterhoff’s election tells us about hateful rhetoric in politics

By Jonathon Van Maren As most of you will know by now, 19-year-old Sam Oosterhoff became the youngest-ever Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario’s history last night. An overnight political sensation, the media first noticed Oosterhoff when he beat Patrick Brown’s personal pick, Progressive Conservative Party leader Rick Dykstra, for the nomination, and immediately began…

The curious case of Michael Coren

By Jonathon Van Maren There has been much discussion in so-con circles surrounding Canadian broadcaster Michael Coren’s decision to leave the Catholic Church and instead join the Anglican Church of Canada. To some extent, I don’t have a dog in this denominational fight, since I myself am not Catholic. However, the fact that Coren was…