Is Canada the real enemy? | The Tylt

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ISIS, North Korea, Russia... America has enemies, but what if the real threat lies to the north? People don’t realize Canada’s been very rough on the United States,” President Trump said, accusing Canucks of screwing over America's dairy farmers in a tweet. Defenders say Canada is our second biggest trading partner and an honorable ally—but others say we're getting pushed around by a bunch of hockey-playing Francophiles who can't even pronounce their "o"s correctly. Can Canada be trusted?🇨🇦 😱 

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No more Mr. Nice Guy, Canada! Turns out we've actually had long-standing beef with the Great White North around over timber and dairy products, and the Commerce Department just announced it would begin levying tariffs on Canadian lumber. The president told a group of farmers and agriculture policy experts at the White House that it's time to get tough.

"They’ve outsmarted our politicians for many years, and you people understand that.”
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Others are aghast the Trump administration would consider starting a trade war with a long-standing ally, neighbor, and trade partner. We've had trade disputes with Canada about lumber and dairy for decades, why are we going DefCon One now? Vox thinks it's all posturing:

Acting to protect the American lumber industry gives Trump an easy victory to claim before his 100th day in office this week. 
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 American dairy farmers say they are unfairly impacted by Canadian import tax policies, and the president is not alone in saying Canada must change:

"The Trump Administration needs to make sure that Canada rescinds their unfair policy and plays by the rules," Wisconsin senator Tammy Baldwin wrote in a statement. "Dairy farmers should not have their businesses ruined and lives upended as a result of Canada's unfair trade practices."
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Others say Trump should prioritize other things besides trade disagreements with Canada.

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And others say Trump is "getting tough" on Canada to save face because his attempts at getting tough on China and Mexico have gone so poorly.

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Fighting with Canada makes for a great punchline, but the Canadian government is not joking around. 🇨🇦 😱

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Look at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau having the time of his life at Pride, probably just after a yoga class with his gender-balanced cabinet and a warm welcome party for a Syrian refugee family. These are peaceful people! They gave us Celine Dion, Samantha Bee, Neil Young, Margaret Atwood, William Shatner, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene and Ryan Gosling!  They have guns, yet America has 51 times as many gun-related deaths as they do, a fact Canada credits to its strong social safety net. We can trust them!

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On the other hand: Bieber. Man, FUCK Canada🖕 🇨🇦 

FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Is Canada the real enemy?
A festive crown for the winner
#BlameCanada
#TrustCanada