The Orwellian Ruse of the Political Apology

Mistakes, impropriety, and the minimization of vice

Image by Nathan Denette, AP

Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips resigned on January 31, 2020 for having twice ignored the Covid-19 lockdown for the Canadian province and taken vacations, the second one being a two-week getaway to St. Barts in December. He preprogrammed his social media posts, which had the effect of hiding his…

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Benjamin Cain

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.