O Canada

When discussing economic and political conditions in the U.S. a friend often jokes that if they continue their current trends he is moving to our sane(r) neighbor, Canada. That’s how I would feel about waking up in a country that elected President Rick Santorum. My antipathy to the man is not new. I despised–a word I don’t use lightly–his backward, ¬†intolerant, self-righteous core beliefs as Pennsylvania Senator, and he has not improved with time. Listen to what he says and how he says it–see today’s Maureen Dowd for a sample.¬†He’s the American Taliban.¬†He has fringe ideology. He is running even with Romney in Michigan.

Newfoundland looks pleasant . . .

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