Decision 2000: Canada Has Its Day

The Canadians, who have always been sensitive about being ignored by the American press, managed to schedule a national election during a period in which Americans are so absorbed with the vote counting in Florida that the President of the U.S. could barely make the front page with a visit to Vietnam. Not to worry, Canadians, I was paying attention. Although the reputation Canadians have for being orderly must irritate them almost as much as having their country ignored, it is my duty to report that they had no trouble figuring out who won. I discovered while perusing the Globe and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!