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Globe editorial: In Canada, a common bond would be sensible 

Introducing the “Common Sense Conservatives” Phenomenon

In the realm of Canadian politics, a new buzzword has emerged – “Common Sense Conservatives.” Under the leadership of Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative Party has been quick to brand themselves with this slogan, aiming to capture the hearts and minds of voters with promises of sound judgment in practical matters.

The Illusion of Common Sense in Politics

While the notion of “common sense” may sound appealing in a time of economic uncertainty and political disillusionment, it is essential to recognize the inherent flaws in such slogans. Political slogans, whether it be the Liberals’ claim to represent the middle class or the NDP’s vague promises of betterment, often fall short of capturing the complexities of real-world issues.

A Call for Common Ground in Canadian Politics

As Albert Einstein once said, common sense is merely the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18. In the current landscape of Canadian politics, there is a growing polarization that is perpetuated by leaders who claim to possess the ultimate truth. It is time for a shift towards common ground, where dialogue and compromise prevail over partisan divides.

Finding Unity in Diversity

Canada is a country rich in diversity, stability, and opportunity. While our leaders may focus on what sets us apart, it is crucial to recognize the shared values and truths that bind us together as a nation. Instead of relying on the illusion of “common sense,” perhaps it is time for a new narrative that celebrates our differences while finding unity in our shared aspirations for a better future.

In Conclusion

Ultimately, Canada does not need political parties to dictate what common sense is; it needs leaders who are willing to bridge the gap and find common ground. As we navigate through challenging times, let us remember that our strength lies in our diversity and our ability to come together as a nation. It is time for a new era of politics that prioritizes collaboration over division, and unity over partisan rhetoric.



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