So consider the results of CBC’s unfortunately named X-Challenge. And this. And this. (And now this.)
Now, no doubt, there’s not nearly enough contained therein from which to draw any great and indisputable conclusion. Don’t even try.
But. Well. Hmm.
Put it this way. I guess, if you wanted to start to think about drawing some great and indisputable conclusions, you might start by thinking about the ways in which Stephane Dion and the Liberal plan have been generally portrayed by the people generally responsible for analyzing these things for the average person. And how Stephane Dion and the Liberal plan have been received by the average person when the filter of that analysis is not immediately present. And what the difference—if any—between those two might say about how politics is covered and interpreted in our society.