Canadian leaders are so boring, no one’s ever tried to shoot one. When one disgruntled citizen got too close to Jean Cretien, the PM put the fellow in a choke hold and broke one of his teeth.
The closest we’ve had to a political sex scandal recently involved a government minister who left his briefcase on his girlfriend’s coffee table. You think I’m kidding.
Anyhow, our disposable incomes are higher, and our personal debt lower (…)
Our banks weren’t obliged to give mortgages to welfare bums, so our housing market didn’t crash.
And let’s face it: our decision to pick our own cotton and mow our own lawns has paid off big time in terms of race relations, crime stats and economics.