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Upside Down World

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So let me get this straight: Paul Martin goes to Newfoundland to do a radio show, and gets, not praise, but an earful from the people to whom he has just handed $2 billion of other people’s money.
Meanwhile, the guy who extracted that cash by hauling down the Canadian flag goes to Toronto, and gets a standing ovation at the Empire Club? Because — get this — the Bay street honchos think he’s a guy to do business with.
Where do the members of the Empire Club think that $2 billion came from?

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