Promises, promises: The Liberals made a lot, maybe too many

Only the naive person views the politician without skepticism. But a politician’s words are still important, not least because what he or she says they will do is generally in line with what they do.

That’s the finding across three studies of campaign promises dating back more than 70 years, though there are differences in methodology. More often than not, federal governments in Canada keep their promises.

  • Gary

    I’m old enough to remember his dad that went to the Hippy populated Yorkville in Toronto and promised to legalize pot which got him their votes .

  • BillyHW

    That was 2015, this is now.

  • Tooth&Claw

    Promise the moon, deliver a flashlight.

  • terrence22

    Well, the Communist BS Collective (CBC) criticizing TrueDOPE is NOT a good sign for him and his LIEberals. But, it is a start. However, I expect they will go out of their way to find good and faltering thing about the shiny pony.

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    Are enough Canadian disappointed in him yet or do most Canadians believe your media still?

  • Old Guy

    There was a time when Pierre Trudeau, Jean Marchand and Gérard Peletier were considered the three wisemen of politics in Canada.

    Today, Justin Trudeau, Bill Morneau and Catherine McKenna are considered the three stooges of politics in Canada.