Like millions of folks the world over, I also watched the 2012 Presidential debate last night. No, I am not going there. There’s enough regurgitation going on, without adding my opinion. Consider yourselves spared. Besides, I have a whole other point I want to make.
I was also monitoring social media. Among my Facebook friends, there wasn’t that much conversation going on. Some (I was probably the most vocal), but not a lot. Twitter was going nuts, though. Not surprising. It was all fun and games until I saw a post from The New Yorker‘s Nick Paumgarten, who tweeted: “What is this, Canada?” I saw red. Well, red and white, actually; and tweeted back: “You should be so lucky.”
And so he should.
The lack of knowledge about this country (Canada) by too many of our neighbours to the South has always frustrated, disappointed and annoyed me. As a child when I went to Continue reading