$#!% Harper did to McGuinty and me

Canada had a long history of satirical  interventions in political discourse decades before the Tell Vic Everything campaign had Twitter users drowning Public Safety Minister Vic Toews in minute details of their everyday lives. In its heydays in the 1960s through to the early ’90s, the Rhinoceros Party fronted several political candidates who ran on platforms such as repealing the law of gravity and abolishing the environment.
Today, however, political satire is no longer the purview of This Hour Has 22 Minutes and a few hippies cranking out pamphlets to “The Dark Side of the Moon.” In fact, the Left’s best defense might be the only weapon the Right has never figured out how to operate—a sense of humour.

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