A Genuine Canuck’S View Of The United States Of America

Posted on Wednesday, November 29 at 10:06 by jensonj
Because of their phenomenal success, Americans tend to conduct themselves a little too arrogantly toward other countries. Canada and the United States are definitely friends, but the relationship is hardly equal or reciprocal. America frequently calls on Canada for favours, as it did when Canadians hosted thousands of stranded passengers in the aftermath of September 11, or when Canada joined the United States’ invasion of Afghanistan. However, gracious thanks for such actions almost never come our way. President Bush did not visit Canada until the beginning of his second term, and it took even longer for the U.S. government to acknowledge Canada’s offer of hospitality on 9/11. Permanent URL: http://maroon.uchicago.edu/online_edition/viewpoints/2006/11/28/a-genuine-canucks-view-of-the-united-states-of-america/ [Proofreader's note: this article was edited for spelling and typos on November 29, 2006]

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