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  • America Votes

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    Thursday, November 04, 2004

    More on Canada 

    The Philadelphia Daily News - which we can always count on to speak its mind - is running a plea for Canada to adopt us.

    We would get flu shots, free health care and a national anthem that's much easier to sing to.

    Our neighbors to the north would get serious sports teams, warm weather vacation spots and fresher produce, as well as top cultural arts:

    "Tourists will love Canada's museums including the Smithsonian, the Museum of Natural History and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Plus, in addition to Broadway, the Kennedy Center and top regional theater, we're throwing in our best orchestras - Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago and L.A."

    According to the Daily News, this relationship would work out well for Blue Staters, Red Staters and existing Candians alike.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 1:20 PM



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