One way to see the drive for austerity is as an application of a sort of reverse Hippocratic oath: “First, do nothing to mitigate harm”. For the people must suffer if neoliberal reforms are to prosper.
Friday, September 26, 2008
On target audiences
Not that I'd want to stop Michael Ignatieff from making himself look silly. But does he really think that any Canadian who wants to see Nixon-style politics and a communications policy of "shut up" isn't already firmly in Stephen Harper's corner?