Blog by John Miller

Small dead hypocrites

August 24th, 2009

One of the most stunningly hypocritical comments of recent memory was made by blogger Catherine McMillan in today’s Globe and Mail. Who does she think she is kidding?

The topic was anonymous blogging. She said: "I figured if my views were worth sharing, it’s worth attaching my identity to them. It’s also a way to self-police. If you know your writing can be attached to you, you make more t ...

Check. It. Out.

August 2nd, 2009

You know you’ve taught too long when a former student asks you to comment on a story she’s working on about another former student who was fired for printing a story written by a third former student.

That happened to me in the wake of the so-called “Wafergate scandal,” which involved the bogus story about Prime Minister Stephen Harper pocketing a communion wafer at the Roman Catholic funera ...