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Nelson: Never confuse Canadian politeness with weakness

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14.06.2018

Hello? Is that the sound of collective light bulbs being switched on in various noggins across this vast, divided land?

Hopefully so, because the obvious is now being reiterated in the rather fractious and unique manner belonging to the blowhard-in-chief currently residing in the White House.

Remember projects such as the Northern Gateway and Energy East pipelines that were killed by a mixture of deliberate action and lack of guts by the federal government?

Those were projects that, from their inception, were aimed at both finding new overseas markets for our country’s chief export, and in doing so, reducing our overwhelming reliance on the United States.

So how about it Justin Trudeau? Do you still think it was wise to watch those projects go belly up, now that you’re getting your own bellyful of Donald Trump’s tiresome tirades?

Does the moral approval of the rest of the world for doing our tiny bit to save the planet seem so marvellous this morning, now that........

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