Way before I got onto the Blogging Dippers and the Progressive Bloggers, I began a tradition on this blog of explaining why the links that were underneath the "Other Political Blogs I Like Reading" header were there. Since, I'm adding somebody today, I'm continuing this tradition.
Read The First Part of This: My Favourite Political Bloggers and Why
Blogger: Idealistic Pragmatist
Probably one of the more widely read "Blogging Dippers" blog out there, Idealistic Pragmatist is probably one of the calm and rational political bloggers out there. I tend to like the long, thought out blog posts, ranging from an interview with Stephane Dion to unmasking the junk that the Liberals like to say about the NDP to impassioned articles about Proportional Representation. As well, Idealistic Pragmatist is one of the most frequent commentators on this blog. Besides, what would I do without being able to post a link to "Jack Layton's Sinister Mind Control" during my attempts to correct the misguided propaganda of the Liberals regarding the NDP?