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Sunday, October 25, 2009

Canadians lack a political alternative

Canadians lack a political alternative - thestar.com: "One of the most respected Canadian journalists, Val Sears of the Star, talking to his colleagues in 1962, reportedly said: 'To work, gentlemen, we have a government to overthrow.' Not knowing the context of this statement, I can't express a direct opinion on it. But, in general, while I agree that members of the media have to be vigilant about any wrongdoing by the government, I also believe they should never try to fill the opposition's institutional role."

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