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Oh Canada

Not that you necessarily needed one, but here’s a good reason to cheer against the Canadian hockey team at the Olympics: Todd Bertuzzi just made the roster. He’s the thug who nearly killed Steve Moore in a 2004 game. A few months ago, Duncan Currie had a good piece on the NHL’s decision to let Bertuzzi skate, even though Moore probably never will put on a hockey jersey again. Now Bertuzzi gets to represent his country. An outrage.

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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