posted on Aug, 13 2008 @ 05:16 PM
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
reply to post by ANoNyMiKE
Gotta love the "Canadians don't have the fixation with their politicians private sex lives" hypocrisy! Do the names Wilbert Keon, Maxime Bernier,
Robert Coates, Francis Fox, and Margaret Trudeau mean anything to you? Feel free to look them up! Canadians have the same fascination and mock
outrage over politician indescretions as the USA does... only since the US is 10 times as populated, your Canadians only have 1/10th the number of
I have to say I disagree that we have an equal level of interest in this kind of ridiculousness in Canada. All of the people you mentioned, received
their 2 minutes at the ass end of the news or a brief mention in the paper but none had literally hours upon hours of head line news coverage or even
front page coverage.
CNN is just over the top with this thing it's almost funny if it weren't so intrusive into absolutely every aspect of... everything! This is not
even in the same league... we're not even playing the same game!
I admit we gave more than enough news coverage to a few political scandals involving drugs and gangs but that's a little more news worthy than who
slept with who.
Part of the reason is we aren't as polarized here when it comes to politics. In the states, the democrats are just waiting for the republicans to
sneeze the wrong way and vice versa, so they can pounce all over it and say "see these people are ruining the country!".
I don't know, I just feel the American political system concerns itself, intimately, with about everything... except politics. I don't understand
why you all carry on with it and allow the downward spiral to continue until American elections inevitably consist of a reality show on Fox.