See, all that snow shovelling was just a waste of time. Toronto is expecting record-breaking heat over the next couple of days, with highs expected to hit 13 degrees. The heat wave is expected to give dumbass radio personalities a chance to say things like, “Hey, this global warming thing is OK by me!”
Polls indicate that Stephen Harper won’t be able to form a majority government unless he can improve his popularity with women, where his support currently languishes at 33% vs. 42% among men. Conservative strategists confess themselves baffled that Harper’s carefully cultivated “Scary Robot Man” image isn’t seducing the female electorate.
In other polling news, a Decima poll suggests that Canadians would prefer a minority government over giving any of the federal parties the power of a majority. It’s a sad commentary on our politicians when our focus is on keeping them as harmless as possible rather than expecting them to do anything useful.
As ethnic unrest continued in Kenya, churches prayed for an end to the violence. Now there’s a strategy that never fails.
Congrats to the Canadian men’s junior hockey team, who beat Sweden on the weekend to win their fourth world championship in a row. Hey, how come we never hear anything about the Seniors team? That’s ageism.
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