The absurdity of Kellie Leitch’s ideological purity test

I published the very first post on this new blog: “The cowardly, lazy notion that liberalism cannot tolerate dissent”. The immediate inspiration was a comment on Canadian Atheist, but it was a response to an attitude I’d seen seen widely expressed for some time. The most widely noted example was Donald Trump’s proposal for extreme vetting of immigrants, but I deliberately avoided citing his particular example because he’s well on his way to becoming the star of the next iteration of Godwin’s Law. Besides, I thought, that kind of wacky “politics” is an American thing; my blog focuses on Canada, and we don’t have that kind of nonsense in Canadian politics. Well…. Continue reading “The absurdity of Kellie Leitch’s ideological purity test”