If polls showing Stephane Dion to be the clear winner of the
French language debate mean anything, at least one thing they mean is
that pundits and bloggers are useless, given their dismissal of Dion
and their heavy advance discounting of his performance. But then, I
suppose, that would mean this blog post was as useless as the rest of
Also from the department of useless, wrong, and arrogant, where now
are those vain columnists like Jeffrey Simpson who bayed for years at
the previous Liberal regime to allow bank mega-mergers and deregulate
Canadian finance so that it could “compete” at the global level? Are
they now cataloguing and admitting their own follies? No, I didn’t
think so. Instead they are serving up new dishes of smug and superior
on the issues of the day. Well, here’s me dishing it right back out to
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