Monday, May 03, 2010

LRB on Canada on Britain

Kenneth Sheppard emails:
In case you don't read the LRB blog, you might find the following interesting, which has a comment on Canada.
Whew, someone notices; that's a relief. The Globe & Mail observes today that while Canadians have been hailing the significance Speaker Milliken's recent ruling will have for parliamentary regimes all over the world, their reporters could barely find anyone outside Canada who had heard of it.

From Canada, frankly, the British panic over the possibility of a minority government seems a bit silly. Striking, how people seem able to find a constitutional crisis in any parliamentary event. On Friday morning, who in London will be able to say, "The world is unfolding as it should...."?
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