Tag Archives: Stephen Harper

Stockholm Syndrome in Copenhagen

It’s cold in Vermont. Our long autumn has given way to the winter weather that always beats the calendar winter by a few weeks here. Frank Capra snowflakes fall past my window as I type. On Saturday evening, in the company of a 14-year-old girl, I walked to a park in the south end of […]

You Don’t Say

Some days, it must stink to be president. Earlier this week, for example. Barack Obama was in Mexico meeting with President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Kind of a NAFTA meet-and-greet. The three big topics were supposed to be drugs, gangs and immigration. (The New York Times says Canada has a sudden […]