Canadian values

Hats off to editor John Harding for his insightful editorial against the CBC.

Hats off to editor John Harding for his insightful editorial against the CBC.

He’s right. Why on earth do we need a national broadcaster to bind us together with so-called Canadian values?

He doesn’t go nearly far enough however.

Why do we keep socialized medicine? The U.S. model seems to work just fine — at least for the rich, and really, aren’t they the only ones that matter?

What’s the point of keeping an independent foreign policy when the Americans do it so well? Employment insurance? That just makes people lazy.

Multiculturalism? The melting pot to the south is clearly working much better. Gun control? That interferes with our right to own a firearm. What’s that? Our constitution gives us no such right? Well it’s not much of a constitution without guns. The U.S. sure got that one right. And the flag? A maple leaf? What’s that all about? Now the stars and stripes, that’s what I call a flag. I look forward to more deep, probing analysis.

Harding for president… I mean prime minister.

Neil HornerQualicum Beach