Dear young people of Britain: Do the unexpected

So there we have it, we are heading into an election or, as Theresa May calls it, a dangerous and unnecessary exercise. Because as we all know, United Kingdom is one of the world’s greatest democracies and the greatest threat to that democracy is that we get to vote. But vote we will. So that […]

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Absentee vote projections for BC election 2017

Update: Elections BC has revised the results for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain citing a “transposition error”. The projects have been updated to reflect this change. Here’s my attempt to project absentee vote projections for the cliffhanger ridings from last night. Data BC Election final results 2013 BC Election preliminary results 2017 Method First, I calculated the absentee vote […]

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Screening myself for Canadian values

The Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C., O.Ont., M.D., M.B.A., F.R.C.S.(C) House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Canada   March 07, 2016   Screening immigrants for Canadian values   The greatest regret of my life is that, as an immigrant already here in Canada, I will not be able to prove myself worthy of […]

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Definition of leitch

leitch /lēCH/ v. Divide people along racial or religious lines by whipping up fear and hatred, often through the use of propaganda and misinformation, in order to gain or remain in political power. Adolf Hitler became the Chancellor of Germany in 1933 by leitching. Donald Trump leitched his way to the White House in 2016. […]

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