So sad …

... to learn of the death of the Honourable John Crosbie. He was a fiery, funny, feisty and firmly committed Tory politician of a school that, sadly no longer seems to exist: He was a great and proud Newfoundlander and an ever greater Canadian. We shall not see his like again, I fear.

Taiwan election

In a paper published by the Brooking Institution, Kharis Templeman of Stanford University says that "Taiwan will hold its presidential and legislative elections on January 11, 2020 ... [that's just hours from now] ... The incumbent president, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), appears increasingly likely to prevail over her main challenger, Han Kuo-yu … Continue reading Taiwan election