Letter: Our Canada

To the Editor:

Observing the meltdown of the worst president in the history of the United States comforted those who inhabit our young nation, which shares an undefended border with a country with which we also share common values.

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Trump, unlike his biggest fan Hitler, couldn’t eradicate the democratic elections. Inciting violence was his favourite weapon – encouraging neo-Nazis to continue the language of hatred in Charlottesville and across the nation.

A succession of presidents like Dwight Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter, Lyndon Johnson and President John F. Kennedy, as well as George H. Walker Bush, had the moral courage to guide the United States through the tumultuous '50s, '60s and '70s of the 20th century.

Thankfully, In Canada, the mechanisms of “constitutional monarchy” would have removed a plague from office as soon as our leaders were out of control.

COVID-19 may be our greatest challenge, but our American neighbours have removed the most devastating plague of this millennium – Donald Trump.

Angus Campbell Sr.

Thompson

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