Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente has responded to the Pentagon’s decision to allow women to serve in active combat roles in the US military. Wente had several things to say, several of which contradicted not only common sense but other things Wente said in the very same column.
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People of the Canadian punditocracy, let’s have a chat. Please come in, take off your coats, and have some coffee. What I have to say is going to hurt, but it’s in everyone’s best interest. I promise.
Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente has a certain schtick when it comes to her writing. When there’s nothing in the news that grabs her eye, one of Wente’s friends inevitably steps in and provides the inspiration.
Here are a few ways to get around the Globe and Mail’s metred paywall once you reach your 10-article limit.
An oil spill from a pipeline in northern Alberta pumped 22,000 barrels of oil mix into muskeg earlier this month. That’s right, 22,000 barrels of that sweet, sweet ethical oil.
On the eve of May Long Weekend, when good patriots celebrate the reign of Queen Victoria by getting drunk on, in, or beside a freshwater lake, the federal government delivered another wave of walking papers.
Globe and Mail columnist Lynn Crosbie has written something that is aggressively bad. It takes Tina Fey to task for being too hot, except she’s not hot at all, or something — and why is she trying to sell us hair dye when she’s so unfunny?
The Globe and Mail is following in the footsteps of the New York Times by introducing a metered paywall system for its online content sometime this fall.
With breathtaking arrogance, a bunch of Toronto elitists put down their cocaine-caviar martinis long enough to tell hard-working Albertans what to do, endorsing premier Alison Redford in Monday’s Alberta provincial election.
Of the 100 new federal judges appointed in the last few years, 98 were white. The only exceptions were two Métis judges, one in B.C. and one in Nova Scotia.