With Congressional deadline looming, Freeland pushes back against calls for swift NAFTA deal

Asked why the negotiations on a revamped NAFTA were taking so long, Freeland insisted that negotiators were taking the time they need to hammer out a fair deal.

“For an agreement of this scale, 13 months for a very deep modernization of the kind we’re working on is absolutely normal,” she said. “Trade agreements do take some time both to negotiate and to update because the economy is complicated and trade agreements are complicated.”

TranslationWe really fucked up but we’ll wear asinine T-Shirts to show we’re part of the “Resistance” and just blame Trump.