Monday, June 28, 2004

News to me

"After a bruising five-week campaign, Canadians will be voting in a general election on Monday with little or no certainty about their next government."

Wait. Canada. That name sounds really familiar. Where is that?

It's probably a sound investment to bet that that the overwhelming majority of Americans can't name Canada's prime minister, or even tell you whether Canada has a prime minister.

A few weeks ago, during President Ronald Reagan's funeral, I heard an MSNBC reporter say: "The president of Canada has sent his condolences..."

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