Nothing new in U.S. taking Canada for granted

#Politics

Wed, Apr 1st, 2009 09:05 by capnasty NEWS

"The incident is illustrative of Washington?s deep-seated habit of taking allies for granted. For example, there was not a word of protest from the Pentagon, not a peep from the State Department, not a murmur from the White House until Canadians were visibly seething with resentment. Only then were dulcet tones heard from Foggy Bottom on behalf of Hillary Clinton, the secretary of state, and President Barack Obama."

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