Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Turbulent Tory times

    Newfoundland Tories can certainly be forgiven for longing for the good ol’ Danny Days.Just put yourself for a second in the shoes of some ...

  • Liberals’ recruitment strategy is, well, liberal

    In fact, the criteria for caucus membership laid out by the Grits — if there’s been criteria at all — have been loosey-goosey as Paul, ...

  • Let loose the dogs of politics

    But, hey, those Sochi Games, the Putin Games (an ego-boosting event for the narcissistic and homophobic Russian president) are in the minor ...

  • Picking the wrong time to travel

    “That’s when they’ll come after you,” Michael could have said, speaking from experience, the nasty back wounds she suffered while on her own ...

  • Resolving to be nice to politicians this year

    And I could, if so inclined, suggest (facetiously, of course) that the premier might have been thinking “it’s an ill wind that blows nobody any ...

  • Letters to Santa revealed

    Our place of habitation, for instance, has such a relatively miniscule and close-knit population that at this time of the year it sometimes ...

  • Muskrat Christmas, everyone

    (I’ve often wondered whether the old timer, S. Claus is an environmentalist with a social conscience, and carries a zillion poop bags to clean up ...

  • A pat on the back for the RNC

    Even apologists for the cops would have to concede that a police force, here in Newfoundland or anywhere else for that matter, attracts and hires ...

  • You can’t blame the premier for everything

    At least that’s how I felt last week after reading that our forever sad-faced Premier Kathy Dunderdale, down in the dumps and down in the polls, ...

  • The dynamic trio

    Things like a desperately ambitious politician swallowing his pride and offering the moon, or, at the very least, a cabinet position, to a once ...