Q essay: Deception breeds cynicism

After a certain amount of scandal, do people simply tune out? (iStock)

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In today's opening essay, Jian weighs in on a "remarkably disappointing week in politics" -- referencing the ongoing turmoil in the Senate, Ontario's Queen's Park and Toronto's City Hall. He argues that widespread apathy, especially among young people, is symptomatic of a larger problem.

"What role models do they have?" asks Jian. "With all these political messes, what lessons will be learned?"



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