Nicolas: America’s political disaster isn’t just a international affair


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There are, in fact, very massive variations between the Canadian and American media panorama and political establishments that make our state of affairs much more advantageous for the time being. I might not need to swap locations with them proper now, not for something on the planet.

But, I discover the signature Canadian complacency to be nothing in need of harmful.

Our political leaders can’t afford to simply “really feel fortunate” and get up in a few years with nothing extra to supply than platitudes about how “this isn’t Canada” and “this isn’t Quebec” and “that is simply not who we’re.” The kind of denialist, patriotic nonsense Joe Biden has to resort to now. And what we needed to repeat ourselves after the Quebec Metropolis mosque taking pictures in 2017, too.

The fact is that the far proper is certainly a part of Canadian society and it’ll not magically go away.

The one query is: What are we prepared to do about it?