Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Step up for the Travelling Medicine Show

    So gather round, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Not too close, though. Wouldn’t want any of your envy drool to stain my Chain of Office. ...

  • When it hits home

    There are so many of these special times of focus, so many pleas for public awareness of this and that disease, that the public can become ...

  • Beating the booze will be a tough battle for O’Regan

    After all, O’Regan is in his mid 40s, I’m collecting a pension; O’Regan is gay, I’m straight (not that there’s anything wrong with being gay, as ...

  • From the cutting-room floor

    In particular, the way in which McLeod descriptively recalled his trip through a security maze on the fourth floor of Confederation Building en ...

  • All I want for Christmas is…

    And, as usual, my trusty source, Harbour Deep Throat, has uncovered some of the correspondence you wouldn’t spot in the regular Letters to Santa ...

  • Tough to wave the flag on this one

    There he was, after all, in the national spotlight, in headlines, on television and radio broadcasts, after being appointed Speaker of the ...

  • Foregone conclusions

    Surely you must remember those religious ads, slick pieces of spiritual brainwashing that, my God (so to speak), could — as a hunting buddy ...

  • Your political news forecast

    DUMARESQUE WANTS HEALTHY REMUNERATION By Sam Scoop The Telegram ST. JOHN’S—Danny Dumaresque has billed ...

  • Strange political stratagems

    To be fair, it may be tasteless and unsavoury, but it’s not exactly unprecedented; in fact, I’d bet every party that has had its greasy paws on ...

  • Election aftermath: the straight dope

    But there’s another crowd with grins from ear-to-ear this week, goofy-looking smiles at that, those Canadians, those Newfoundlanders, who had ...