Two DC papers weigh in on Canadian economic policies

The Washington Times argues in an editorial that Stephen Harper “is proof that fiscal conservatism works.”

Meanwhile, the Washington Post on Thursday reported that Canada has remained “relatively insulated” from the worldwide financial crisis, in large part because Canadian banks “are more tightly regulated, more liquid and less highly leveraged.” The Canadian example is now popping up in arguments over whether too much or not enough regulation is to blame for the crisis. Here and here.

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