Posts tagged #politics

Try Try Again: Persistence in Politics

Try Try Again: Persistence in Politics

A candidate may be elected for many reasons; by the values they hold, by the platform they stand for, by the party they represent or finally by sheer persistence to get elected.

Last night Toronto Councillor Raymond Cho finally accomplished his desire to be elected to a higher level of government. Cho won the by-election for MPP of Scarborough-Rouge River and will vacate his city council seat.  Previous attempts by Cho to win either provincial or federal elections illuminates how persistence may pay off in politics.

Posted on September 2, 2016 .

The War of Politics

POLITICS IS WAR

There are factions, propaganda & casualties.  The decisions are made by few, instigated by rank & file and affect everyone.  Like most wars, politicians use the façade of moral reasoning to mask their true purpose based on ideological opportunism.  Many are blinded to the moral, social and communal destructive path of all armed parties until the battle is over and the survivors are left to pick up the pieces.

Posted on May 9, 2015 and filed under Politics.