Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Not exactly an economic gold medal

by Jim Stanford
The Conservatives’ drive for a majority is premised on positioning themselves as the best economic managers. After all, they say, Canada got through the recession much better than other countries. The government accepts no responsibility for the recession itself – which, they remind us, was “global.” But they happily take credit for Canada’s performance since. They’re trying to rekindle in the economic arena the same national pride unleashed in the hockey arena by our gold-medal victories in Vancouver.
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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/not-exactly-an-economic-gold-medal/article1962041/

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