April 22, 2012

Do Cry for Argentina

Robert Fulford, National Post

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I’ve always wanted Sid to visit Argentina, just for comparison’s sake. In some ways it’s much like Canada, a huge one-time colony with a talented population and endless natural resources — arable land, oil and gas and much else. Except it is not like Canada. It doesn’t work. And the reason it doesn’t work is that it lacks a reliable, careful government, not subject to sudden bouts of hysteria. Argentina has few of the boring politicians who irritate people like Sid.

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