Comics Master of the Senate Days in the lives of Ottawa staffers by Jeet Heer Illustration by Ethan RillyDecember 10, 2013 This appeared in the January/February 2014 issue. Jeet Heer will publish Sweet Lechery, a collection of political and cultural essays, in December 2014.Ethan Rilly has won many awards for his comic book series, Pope Hats. Get the Walrus Weekly newsletter Newsletter Events Sign up Recommended Politics The Wrong Kind of Nationalism Canada will not go unscathed by Brexit by Laura Thistle Politics Parting Ways with the Queen Why the time has come for Canada to abandon England altogether by Stephen Marche The Latest Politics Justin Trudeau's Political Godfather Without Stephen Harper, the Liberals would still be the soulless, grey, grubby political machine they were a decade ago by Jonathan Kay Politics Wanting Justin Trudeau Dead Why is the Conservative Party allowing calls for the prime minister’s assassination on its Facebook page? by Brian Busby Visual Essay The Great Canadian Hip Trip 5,000 kilometres, fifty hours driving, 250 Polaroids—exploring the country through Tragically Hip lyrics by Paul Colangelo Poetry Colour by Mark Truscott Comics Rescue Cat Margaret Atwood reimagines the everyday feline as a comic-book superhero by Margaret Atwood Join the Conversation VictorianShuter The series is a good mildly-amusing effort, even though the dry, knowing humour really isn’t my thing. However, when I had friends in Ottawa imparting me with juicy gossip on Parliament Hill, it was a lot more interesting that this.