Friday, February 10, 2012
Okay, I Get It. Harper Needs China to Buy Bitumen So Canada Can Buy F-35s to Defend Canada Against China.
Okay, now it all makes sense.
According to PostMedia's howler, Matthew Fisher, Canada needs the F-35 to defend Canada against the creeping Red Menace, China:
Despite its staggering cost, the jets' capabilities have appealed to western governments deeply concerned with how quickly China is acquiring aircraft carriers and expanding its blue water and sub-surface navy to project military power far out into the Pacific Ocean. Beijing is also building a fleet of icebreakers to operate in the Arctic Ocean.