Saturday, July 17, 2010

Rex Murphy - The Quintessential Canadian

"The Liberal Express, as Ignatieff’s bus is dubbed broke down the first day, and team Ignatieff had to do a pit stop at a garage called Harper’s Diesel. Were the tour a play, we’d call such a sequence a little too artful. But life, as Nabokov remarked somewhere, marshalls ironies with a more lavish hand than the wildest fictions. Good thing the adjoining cafĂ© wasn’t called Layton’s Fish ‘n Chips."

Rex is a brilliant writer and a wonderful Canadian.

I'm glad my Canada includes Rex Murphy.

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"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"