Aug 23, 2019
What is social media doing to our politics from the inside? Are politicians themselves getting along, or are the deep partisan divisions in our culture also fraying the relationships of the people who we have elected to get things done? What does it take to run and win a political campaign these days? And how can democracy evolve. Or, should it?
Ben chats with Stephanie Rea, longtime conservative political staffer and current communications director for the Ontario Minister of Education.
About the Guest
Stephanie Rea is a long-time political staffer who originally studied journalism and writing. She has worked for several conservative governments and politicians over the years on the federal and provincial levels, and currently works for the Ontario Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, under Premier Doug Ford.
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The Quote of the Week
"Democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those
other forms that have been tried from time to time."
- Winston Churchill