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Two legs good, four legs bad

This Magazine Staff

On human rights:

“The Chinese have since said they would like to have a meeting [with Stephen Harper], but also vowed to oppose any ‘irresponsible’ interference in its internal affairs.”– Globe & Mail

On the environment:

‘There are some who are using the Kyoto Protocol to create divisions within our country, but we will not let that happen,’ Ambrose said. — Toronto Star

Canucks make waves internationally by claiming moral high ground on China, and by refusing to accept there is such a thing as moral high ground on the environment. Some international conventions are more equal than others.

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