Friday, November 6, 2020

The US election in Canada

Some people ask me why I care about an election in another country. I care because I've watched far (far!) right conservative ideological groups grow in Canada during Trump's reign. While Canada is strong and independent politically, we are weak culturally. We are very American and when the US is behaving normally, we're fine. But when a racist mysognistic dolt like Trump takes power, not only do the pent-up racist groups in the US become bold, so do the ones in Canada. 

Things will be much worse in both the US and Canada if Trump carries a win because it will validate these far right ideals and racism will continue to rise. It's imperative that Trump lose to show these groups that's not something we support as a country - either country. 

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