Four collaborating alumni of the Task Force on the Future of North America are duking it out in the pages of the Globe and Mail over how best to hasten North American deep integration. At issue is the inclusion of Mexico, long considered by Team Canada to be a usurper of Canada's rightful pride of place in America's heart.
Team Canada, represented by John Manley and Gordon Giffin : Canada is more special to the US than Mexico.
Team Mexico/US, represented by Andrés Rozental and Robert Pastor : No, you aren't - try harder.
Good thing RevDave is here to guide us safely through the towering clichés and treacherous platitudes.