There was Custer and there was Alf Landon and there were the Denver Broncos. And then there are the Liberals in Western Canada. Born losers all. Destined to live on the banana peel of life. Almost eager, in their orchestrated, carefully rehearsed ineptitude, for failure, Who was the general, watching a doomed regiment walk bravely into destruction by German machine-gun fire in World War I, who remarked, “It is brilliant, but it has nothing to do with soldiering”?By Allan Fotheringham5 min
Ever since the Parti Québécois election there has come forth in Canada a fusillade of devices aimed at restructuring the country. But the only common note has been opposition to the status quo. We have had the “New Federalism” of Pierre Trudeau, the “Third Option” promised by PépinRobarts, the sovereignty-association of Lévesque-Morin—all of them, so far, vague and unpromising.By Robert Lewis4 min
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