Canada is not the world’s ‘moral leader.’ Just look at our newest scandal.

Last week, the New York Times’s Nicholas Kristof penned a glowing column about Canada, praising our country (and our government) for moral clarity and leadership in a time of global turmoil. It was an understandable gesture, especially at a time when prominent U.S. politicians are embroiled with blackface scandals and sexual assault accusations, and when President Trump makes a joking tweet about genocide against Native Americans to take a swipe at a political opponent.