Thursday, January 26, 2012

“I must post myself in Canuck airs,” said John Wilkes Booth

     John Wilkes Booth Lived Here. . .
       How Montreal fell for the Confederacy

       by Matt Herzfeld
       The McGill Daily
       full article is here

Booth’s desire – to seek political refuge in Canada – has been shared by generations of Americans, from British Loyalists after the American Revolution to Iraq War resisters. And as the newest parade of laughable candidates for President takes to the nation’s podiums, town halls, and state fairs, America will ring once again with the rallying cry of, “If so and so is elected, I’m moving to Canada.”

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