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More Canadian Musings

2001-09-14 15:28:17+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

In honor of my linking to Let's Be Personal, Allan Connery passed along a National Post commentary on how Canadians view Americans.

Canadians know Americans as well as an outsider can, far better than those who unleashed the beast yesterday. To borrow from Winston Churchill in Britain's darkest hour, a half-century ago, we have been on their beaches, we have flown into their landing grounds, we have played in their fields and on their streets. They are our friends, and if as friends do, we have mocked them and caricatured them and been too often too quick to separate ourselves from them in our own pained quest for identity, we know the stuff of which they are made.

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:32:42+00 by: allan_connery [edit history]

The link in your item is defective – it contains a backslash that shouldn't be there. Here's the link again:

www.nationalpost.com/commentary/columnists/story.html?f=/stories/200 10912/699067.html

#Comment made: 2001-09-14 20:27:53+00 by: Dori [edit history]

That one doesn't work either, as there's a space in the middle. Let's try this one.

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:32:42+00 by: Dan Lyke

Aaaugh. The original one should be fixed now.