Sunday, March 1, 2009

Separatist 'Facts' Need Challenging -- A Commentary

From The Toronto Star:

An economic hurricane is buffeting the globe, but Quebec separatists can feel the wind in their sails. As governments around the world scramble to co-ordinate their plans for economic stimulus, the Parti Québécois argues that the best road map for recovery is the path of independence.

That may sound like a tired recycling of old Péquiste shibboleths from the referendum era, but it would be a mistake to show complacency toward the PQ's new strategy. So far, that's how the federal government and federalists generally are behaving. They are allowing party leader Pauline Marois to blame Canada for Quebec's economic setbacks virtually unchallenged.

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