Harper's judgement is being questioned as Quebec MP Maxime Bernier has joined other Conservatives, particularly from Western Canada, who are reportedly angry at the proposal to fund the proposed Quebec hockey arena.Even within his own party,
There was Howie Kurtz of CNN's Reliable Sources getting one right for a change, about Sean Hannity of Fox News selective edit of President Obama's speech Monday -- making it sound as though Obama uttered the opposite of what he actually said and only five days after John Stewart did it first.
It's interesting to note that most of the protesters are as Adam Weinstein says, ...the least likely to appreciate the American faith that the towers and their city embodied. On the lower end of the intellectual spectrum, these critics are the insular drones of militant Americanism, people who think New York's melting-pot mentality is an enabler of evil, rather than a desirable social end.
The real winner here are the terrorists who have succeeded far beyond their imaginings. The US is bitterly divided, the government has given itself the power to spy on its citizens with impunity and freedoms have been curtailed all in the name of security. Throw in two unwinable wars, trillions in lost treasure, a world that now looks upon the US with distrust and the dead servicemen and women and maybe Osama should schedule himself a photo-op on some aircraft-carrier in the Gulf where he can declare "Mission Accomplished."