Topic: Liberal Fascism
Sure, there's plenty to gripe about these days in America. But at least we're not Canada.
It's sad to reflect that a nation with Vimy Ridge and the Reichwald on its permanent record has devolved into bastion of soft fascism. Free speech? That's so…so American. Just ask Ann Coulter, who was prevented by threats of violence from giving a speech at the University of Ottawa. (Coulter's priceless comment on this: "The University of Ottawa is really easy to get into, isn’t it? I never get any trouble at the Ivy League schools. It’s always the bush league schools.")
Canada's embrace of multiculturalism has had the ironic result of bloating anti-Americanism—always a theme in Canadian history, of course—to comically gigantic proportions. Now it's reached the point where freedom of speech, a bedrock principle of free government, is deemed to "American" for Canada. Apparently, since the First Amendment is American, there must be something wrong with it…