The Khadr blowback isn’t going away any time soon

There’s really been nothing like it in recent Canadian political history. The blowback against the decision to award Omar Khadr millions is immense. And it shows little sign of going away any time soon.

First there was the initial gut reaction, when Canadians learned what was then a rumour of the $10.5 million pay-out.

They were frustrated and angry that a teenager who’d been fighting for the other side would be awarded millions when the families of our own soldiers injured or felled in battle walk away with much less.

They should have let him die.