Were Jason Kenney captain of the Titanic instead of Premier of Alberta, he would have effectively made the decision to steer full speed into the iceberg. Having decided economic livelihood trumps actual human life, the government has done the bare minimum (his words, not mine), to control Covid19 […]
Afraid to alienate his libertarian and separatist supporters and unwilling to demure to the calls of ICU doctors, epidemiologists, the majority of the public, and the opposition – Kenney came out to deliver a milquetoast suite of half measures that would make no one happy. Except maybe the virus.
After ten days hiding from accountability and doing his job, like a groundhog Jason Kenney emerged from his hibernation today to deliver a verdict on Alberta’s future. One would have hoped that the Premier would see the dark shadows his inaction and lack of leadership have cast on […]
Kenney did *something* but warns he might have to do more if personal responsibility doesn’t work this time
Ooooh – more restrictive measures at some unknown point in time that may or may not affect me in any way? Say it ain’t so!
the NDP and the UCP have ran up the credit card in the hopes that maybe down the road we’ll get a good bonus to pay it off.
While Mr. Wolf may believe this action will generate allies, it is far more likely to wind up a public relations embarrassment that backfires and alienates those we need on our side.
When it comes to policy and politics, Jason Kenney only plays for one team, and that’s Team Kenney. Two particular cases have highlighted this characteristic during the pandemic response.
I’ve yet to see any evidence that roleplaying a public health official or data scientist has any positive impacts on the outcome of our pandemic response; But as the premier continues to demonstrate, his need to put politics first always trumps rationalism.
Faced with an unprecedented pandemic that is fundamentally challenging our society, the Alberta United Conservative government has chosen to break the systems that will be relied upon to get us through this challenge instead of buttressing them.