Saturday, January 14, 2006
The Globe and Mail: Editorial: Three reasons why it's time for a change
The Globe and Mail: Editorial: Three reasons why it's time for a change: "Change is essential in a democracy. A perpetual lease on 24 Sussex Drive fuels the sense of entitlement that blurs the line between private gain and public good. Just as bad, a perpetual lease on Stornoway discourages the discipline and moderation required of an alternative government. Without a vibrant, continuing competition for power, a democracy runs the risk of degenerating into hegemony on the governing side and unreality on the opposition side. Both parties need to believe they can win elections � and lose them."