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Who Would Follow Our Example on Keystone?

mavt Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 9:03 AM
And of course the Russians are using their fossil fuel resources as a hegemonic tool to manipulate the political behavior of its neighbors.

While many have long seen America as the global bad boy, everybody likes Canada. If Uncle Sam tucks his pack of Marlboros under his T-shirt sleeve and plays by his own rules, the Canadian moose -- or whatever their Uncle Sam equivalent is -- always wears his blue blazer and school tie and does his chores without being asked. Canada is a global citizen, a good neighbor, a northern Puerto Rico with an EU sensibility that earns its gold stars from the United Nations every day.

This fact should have relevance below the 49th parallel. Right now, we're all waiting for...