Posts Tagged ‘ Obama in Canada ’

Fourth of July 2012 way up north .. forget Romney : Obama is twice as popular in Canada as PM Harper!

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

At first I thought the estimable Ottawa pundit Lawrence Martin had stolen my idea (well, really just beat me to it, of course) for a Canadian Fourth of July 2012 posting. The Globe and Mail apparently published Martin’s column “Obama Remains Extremely Popular in Canada” yesterday. And it is still worth underlining its main theme: […]



Where in (North) America does President Obama still have 70% approval rating?

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Some will view today’s EKOS poll on Canadian federal politics, for the CBC, as just further evidence that a snap spring election in the true north remains somewhat less than probable — even if Conservative minority Prime Minister Stephen Harper is still “refusing to cower before the new clout of his parliamentary [majority] opposition.” (In […]



President Obama wouldn’t have to be born here to be Prime Minister of Canada

Aug 4th, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

The male airhead Tucker Carlson says Canadians should not pay “disturbingly close attention to American politics … get a life and stop stalking us.” But the much lovelier and smarter Ana Marie Cox encourages “the involvement of our neighbors to the North in American political discussions. (HI DAD!).” So … Irwin Stelzer, a business adviser […]