NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is introduced by host Rosemary Barton during a townhall event in Toronto on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press.

Canada needs new political experts

During political conversation, resorting to “experts say” is bound to elicit groans and eye-rolling; it often signifies poor argumentation and uncritical, directionally motivated reasoning. There is no shortage of experts who can back up almost any opinion.