The following blog was first published on February 10, 2009. Northern Neighbour, our conservative Canadian friend, contributed his thoughts about Obama and the comparison with “Canada’s Obama,” Pierre Trudeau.
by Northern Neighbour
Our Obama AKA Pierre Elliot Trudeau burst onto our political scene in Canada in the late 1960’s. There were things we did and did not know about this man, but I believe that if we would have had the Internet – and learned about his associations and where his base of beliefs came from –
he would not have gone very far. He was a very good orator. Could talk the birds out of the tree and was our pied piper of social programs …
‘Trudeau was a charismatic figure who, from the late 1960s until the mid-1980s, dominated the Canadian political scene and aroused passionate reactions.’ Please click here for the full article: A View From the North: Canada’s Obama