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How They Do It in Canada

The Canadians have a new prime minister. Here’s how they inaugurated him, according to the Washington Post: “The multicultural ceremony included a string ensemble’s rendition of “O Canada” and a purification ritual in which an elder from one of Canada’s Indian nations dusted Martin with an eagle feather.”

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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