i r dumb…

I just don’t understand people’s obsession with “political polls”, the surveys which indicate how citizens are thinking of voting. For example, people might be asked, “If the election were held today, at this very minute, who would you vote for?” Am I taking crazy pills? I might as well ask people, “If the election were …

Recent reading (online)

– Each day I pick up a newspaper, I hope for peace in the Middle East.  Here’s an essay on identity politics and group affiliation in the Middle East conversation (via Nicholas Kristof). – I wish I was on record predicting long ago that instead of a jungle of skyscrapers, Toronto would ultimately end up …