Comments on: C’mon, move to Canada! http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/ History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:56:15 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: hysperia http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/comment-page-1/#comment-99938 Fri, 17 Oct 2008 04:23:37 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=1409#comment-99938 Personally, I’m of the view that Dion was unexciting because he is intelligent and we don’t like that in a politician. Not that I’ve ever voted Liberal in my life, nor would I have done so this time. My bet is that Dion has 40 IQ points on Harper though. Another misfortune for Dion – his anglais doesn’t quite flow. We allow English-speaking politicians to speak heavily accented French, but the opposite simply does not compute. Many people say they think Dion is stupid. Since this is clearly not the case, one can only conclude that many people think that a person who speaks accented English is … a dunce. SIGH.

Note also that fewer people – 38% – voted in this election than ever before in history. Overall, it just wasn’t very entertaining.

There are some whispers now that Harper has hardly managed his party to impressive mandates and that his leadership may be at issue. Personally, I doubt it, but it’s important to dream, eh?

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By: Historiann http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/comment-page-1/#comment-99192 Wed, 15 Oct 2008 18:02:18 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=1409#comment-99192 Yes, hysperia–I was not surprised to hear the news, although his victory was hardly an endorsement of having Conservatives in charage. It’s still a minority government, after all.

Dion just looked very unexciting and unable to make a case for himself or the Liberals.

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By: hysperia http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/comment-page-1/#comment-99143 Wed, 15 Oct 2008 16:25:46 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=1409#comment-99143 As I’m sure you know, we did get Stephen Harper and the Conservatives back almost just the way it was before the election. Why is it that I imagine my whole country is depressed today when so many of them voted for the guy? Cognitive dissonance or something. MY friends are a bit down, anyway. And let’s call it universal health care – none of that pinko Commie stuff or your Canadian readers might think we’ve done something radical and change their minds! Good to see you here again – it’s been awhile for me.

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By: Knitting Clio http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/comment-page-1/#comment-98625 Tue, 14 Oct 2008 17:27:13 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=1409#comment-98625 Candada, heck, if McCain wins, I’m joining Tina Fey and leaving earth! (just kidding, where would I get a rocket, eh?)

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By: James Stripes http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/comment-page-1/#comment-98087 Mon, 13 Oct 2008 17:43:25 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=1409#comment-98087 Canada will not be safe if McCain wins.

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By: Indyanna http://www.historiann.com/2008/10/12/cmon-move-to-canada/comment-page-1/#comment-97809 Mon, 13 Oct 2008 02:37:01 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/?p=1409#comment-97809 I think I’d make a run for the border in the other direction, if worse came to worst. (Been there, didn’t do that, on the North side, during the last political meltdown). It would be left-right-left, governmentally, until you stumbled into the Straits of Magellan, but at least they’re coming out of winter and into summer, and that sounds pretty good at this point. Hope y’all had a good one down in Saguaro-itaville!

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