The pretentious scrubbing of Sir John A. Macdonald

Drunk, in heaven.

One of the many inconvenient truths about history is that a lot of crap happened that would not be tolerated today.

There is no question, for example, that John A. Macdonald, if looking through today’s prism, was a gin-swilling, racist and bigot who a 21st century progressive would tsk-tsk and leave to sleep it off alone in the gutter.