We Need to Talk About Quebec

Americans left and right are, understandably, only interested in “Canadian initiatives,” (“worthwhile” or otherwise) when these can be whittled into pointed sticks with which to poke their domestic opponents.

So ever since Trump’s election, U.S. “progressives” have turned their red, watery eyes north of the 49th parallel for psychological succor. PM Justin Trudeau quickly positioned himself as the West’s left-wing leader-in-exile, declaring, among other risibilities, that individuals affected by the president’s “Muslim ban” were welcome to come to Canada instead.