Canadian Politics: Rob Anders…the redux

Twice in one week? As the  bemused BNV nation turns its lonely eyes to me, doubtless filled with wonder how Rob Anders, the otherwise anonymous Calgary Conservative MP that gives any ‘fringe element’ a decidedly mainstream feel, warrants two Great White North dispatches in a single week. A weird manifestation of our permanent continental inferiority complex – the Canuck mouse that fears a Yank elephant rollover – is the chest-thumping pride that comes from calling out across the 49th – Todd Akin, Bachmann, Newt?… [Read more]

America, please welcome Rob Anders! A great Canadian…

The most inward and insular of nations – that would be you, America– needs a well deserved break from this week’s Presidential air balls (the first debate…yikes) and Republican hairballs (too many to list). So settle in, as I give you talented Alberta funny man, Rob Anders, boffo federal Conservative Party parliamentarian.

Anders, the Member (in every sense of the word) from Calgary, decided this week that he had best unburden himself with a remarkable conspiracy theory from the May 2011 Canadian federal election.… [Read more]