Not ready for prime time?

It appears that Prime Minister Justin  Trudeau’s positions on some key issues do not find much favour with our Japanese friends.

japantrudeajpg.jpg.size.custom.crop.1086x716A report in the Globe and Mail, repeated in the Toronto Star, suggests that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe more or less scolded Canada for being less that helpful in the South China Seas dispute and for dragging our national heels on the Trans Pacific Partnership deal. Both are, in my opinion, “no brainers,” but I’m not surprised, even though I am disappointed, that this government is on the wrong side of both issues.

Unfortunately I do not think that either issue will resonate with many Canadians … my sense is that we are “fat, dumb and happy,” here, believing, erroneously, that we are always protected by the American empire and always secure in our access to America’s markets.

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