The Corner

Easy Stuff First

The beauty of the conservative takeover in Canada is that there’s so much low hanging fruit they can deal with for a while before having to make any tough decisions. For instance they can give their border guards guns:

The newly-elected Conservatives say they will make good as soon as possible on their leader’s pledge to arm Canadian border guards, following a shootout on the Canada-U.S. border on Tuesday night.

The Conservative MP for the area says when Canadian border guards are facing a gun fight, batons and pepper spray just won’t do. “

Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor of National Review and the author of Suicide of the West, holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute.

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