Is a Boring Democracy a Healthy Democracy?

Are we really all that boring? According to a far-right Brazilian magazine, Veja, the answer is a direct, if not somewhat insulting: yes. The article, written in early February 2016 by Vilma Gryzinski, took critical aim, both at our Prime Minister and Canada itself. Overall, Gryzinski noted a contrast between “well-behaved Canadians” and the “creative chaos of the United States”. Throughout the article she describes…