Voters say fact trumps rhetoric here, and we need more of the former

Don’t insult our intelligence

It doesn’t happen everywhere, but on Monday it happened here. Calgarians sent a signal to politicians everywhere, win or lose: Don’t insult our intelligence. The most infuriating thing about this election was the amount of misinformation and baseless accusations that flew around. Pollsters and candidates alike tossed numbers and statements into the political aether hoping that nobody would check the facts. When people did, they would resort to ad hominemĀ attacksĀ or just shout the misinformation louder. I fundamentally believe that voters

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