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Politics : Canada@The HotStove Club

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To: pocotrader who wrote (648)12/15/2018 3:24:54 AM
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I think you nailed it —

'I don't know what Canada can do in this situation, forget about trading with China?,
just trade with the EU and other reasonable or true democratic countries.
ride out the storm until that idiot down south ruining everything he touches gets the boot.'

We'll just have to tough it out, IMO.

But while that's happening -- it'll be 5+ years -- I'm worried about political trends in Canada. The trend is Polarization - Populism. Rising hatreds and politically-driven antagonism— especially since the 2008 economic/financial crisis.

So far, Canada has withstood the extremism that's growing elsewhere in the world, but we've had a taste and it's being encouraged by political opportunists.

What’s gotten into the Liberals?

' A sense of mission is what. Gerald Butts, Trudeau’s principal secretary, has characterized the Liberal leader’s work these days as a struggle “to keep Canada Canada.” In early November, I asked a senior Liberal political staffer who’d moved to Ottawa from a provincial capital how he was enjoying the transition. “One thing I hadn’t expected was that we’d be fighting for Canada,” he said. “But we really are.” '

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