Sunday, 3 June 2018

Don't fuck with Canada

quote [ In retaliating against U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum Canada crafted a list of quirky, mismatched targets for its own tariffs that look more like a MacGyver shopping list than a strategic plan to bring about a change to U.S. policy. ]

Canada's response to the Dumpster's tariffs is designed "strategically to exert maximum pain politically for the president".
[SFW] [politics] [+10 Funsightful]
[by hellboy@9:38pmGMT]


rhesusmonkey said @ 5:11am GMT on 4th Jun
"Well duh"

Remember who burned down the last White House?

Yes, the British. From Upper Canada. But still.
the circus said @ 11:13am GMT on 4th Jun
mechanical contrivance said @ 6:09pm GMT on 4th Jun [Score:3 Underrated]
I hate that images of text are replacing text.
arrowhen said @ 7:53pm GMT on 4th Jun [Score:3 Underrated]
The only thing worse than trying to read a screenshot of a bunch of Twitter posts is trying to read them on Twitter itself.
mechanical contrivance said @ 8:20pm GMT on 4th Jun
Sad but true.
Bob Denver said @ 7:21pm GMT on 4th Jun
A tweet from this morning:
Ben White Verified account @morningmoneyben yadda yadda

We’ve enraged the Canadians. Just think for a second about how hard that is to do.
hellboy said[1] @ 3:00am GMT on 5th Jun [Score:3 Funny]
rhesusmonkey said @ 3:53am GMT on 6th Jun
i really enjoy Trevor Noah. i wasn't sure anyone could really replace Jon Stewart, but i think he's really stepped up. i like to watch John Oliver as well, but his show is a little more "deep" on the research and grandstanding and his personal "overly shouty" delivery does get a bit stale. I like the BTS clips from TDS where Trevor interacts with the crowd - he gets some pretty great lines off camera, which are clearly his own "material" as its all on the spot delivery. I also like that TDS still has a range of "correspondents" that cover other subjects and are likewise consistently funny.

i don't watch Samantha Bee or Colbert or pretty much any of the former TDS folks that left with Jon.

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