We should all make gaffes like this.
flailing hacks of the Canadian pundisphere couldn't move public opinion with dynamite and a backhoe?
Well, consider this bit:
Also, 45% of respondents said a low Canadian dollar that supports
manufacturing was better for the country than a high dollar bolstered by
resource exports, compared to 35% who disagreed.
The issue was recently championed by Mr. Mulcair in his comment on Canada
suffering “Dutch disease” — when a high currency value hurts blue-collar
Have we entered a "post-Western" age--in the same way that over the last decade we entered a "post-Quebec" age--wherein we realize that all that "Western Alienation" nonsense was just a cover for an Albertan tendency to whine? Have we finally realized that, if The West doesn't play nice, the only thing they'll be able to do with their oil is make tar-candles from it and sell them to one another? And have we realized that Alberta doesn't even speak for The West anymore? Because, as the figure below suggests, the NDP is quite competitive in Saskitoba: