Trump is Asking for Backlash from Canadians

Donald Trump’s “America First” policies have always been a sore spot for me … this nation is just one part of a bigger picture and we are all in this world together … we must interact and help each other when we can. Trump doesn’t understand that in order to HAVE a friend, you must first BE a friend. Today, I would like to share the viewpoint of one Canadian friend. Thank you, Hindsight, for sharing your thoughts, and for allowing me to share them with my readers.

Hindsight: My Journey

Throughout the Covid-19 fiasco, I’ve kept quiet. Every day I’ve watched Prime Minister Trudeau give his 11:15 press conference, modeling effectivebehavioursof social distancing, self-isolating, and not being tested for the virus because he remains asymptomatic. I’ve thought to myself how his drama background prepared him for this daily exhibition of compassion and sincerity. I have also watched the follow-up conference of a variety of Canada’s national Ministers eloquently offer transparent information and skillfully respond to questions. Regardless of one’s politics, this team has done a good job.

On the other hand, I have also watched the nightmare unfold south of the border. Thank goodness most States seem to have strong leadership in their Governors. They have a tough road ahead and they are seemingly approaching their task with a sense of urgency. Their national leadership, unfortunately, does not serve Americans well. It seems Trump has little sense of ‘team’ and…

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26 thoughts on “Trump is Asking for Backlash from Canadians

  1. so much for friendship Mr Trump. You can’t even treat your closest ally with respect or kindness.Maybe Canada should hold all Americans back from crossing the border for a few days only Canada knows how much hurt the loss of medical staff could cause.

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    • He has broken the trust of every single one of our allies, including your own country. Sigh. People need to see how other nations view us. The Canadian-U.S. border is closed to most of us now, as is the Mexican-U.S. border. We are, for all intents and purposes, persona non grata everywhere.

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    • David, a very good friend of mine is one of those thousands of nurses who crosses the border every day to help Detroit in this pandemic. She has told me, “if they close the border I will stay in the U.S. until this is over – they need us”. National and international news don’t cover what’s happening at this U.S./Canada border. Medical professionals have identification cards on their vehicles and border staff on both sides hold up “thank you” signs as they cross. It’s like a hero’s welcome every day. Linda

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    • You’re right, but the people of this nation need to see how our allies view us and how Trump is destroying priceless alliances. Personally, I’d rather see him filled with cyanide. Sigh.

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