National Post Editorial, Jan 21 2009: When Stephen Harper was first elected Prime Minister, he began ending his speeches with the phrase “God Bless Canada.” As a result, Mr. Harper was attacked by Canadian leftists for mimicking George W. Bush, for injecting organized religion into Canadian public life and for offending Jews, Muslims and other faiths by emphasizing his Christianity. One Globe and Mail columnist derided Mr. Harper’s God-talk as “squirm-inducing.” Other commentators wondered whether Mr. Harper’s use of the “G” word presaged Conservative assaults on gays, abortion and women’s rights. (It didn’t.)
Fast forward two years. Are all those left-wing Canadian pundits now “squirming” at Barack Obama? [Keep reading this article here].