The Senate scandal continues its growth as the most dominant topic within online Canadian political chatter.
Despite the PM’s efforts to raise the profile of CETA, #cdnpoli chatter about the trade agreement is handily trumped by the Senate expense scandal.
Yesterday I reported that online chatter surrounding the Senate expenses and residency scandal had reached a new peak on Tuesday. That was true, then.
The last time the Senate scandal saw this much online activity was May 16. And, early indications are online activity will be high again, today.
Nearly 44,000 tweeters have joined the online chatter about the cascading Senate scandal, expressing near-unanimous anger with the Government & PM.
CDNpoli online chatter gets energized by the resignation of PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright and an online effort to pressure PM Harper to resign.
The PM’s social media rebirth suffered a setback when an effort to engage children online opened itself to a barrage of creative criticism.
An editorial in Friday’s edition of The Economist caused a minor ripple on Twitter. From Friday through Sunday, 265 tweets were issued (22 in French) from 235 Twitter accounts. The Economist piece, Time to flip: The voters may be starting to tire of the prime minister’s bullying, was picked up the National Post and other Canadian news organizations […]
It was a scene straight out of the movies. My daughters and I were in the Portrait Gallery on Parliament Hill looking at paintings of former prime ministers before Question Period. I was looking at the painting of Right Hon. Jean Chretien and talking about his years as PM with my younger daughter when I […]