No serious person can doubt that Canada has moved well to the right under the leadership of the Harper gang.
Free trade deals with neo-fascist regimes have been the order of the day.
Just last week Foreign Minister John Baird sat down with the leader of a far right party in Ukraine that has indisputable ties to neo-fascist elements in that country.
All of which has gone more or less unnoticed in Canada and uncommented on in Canadian media.
But let an obscure small-town newspaper with a miniscule circulation publish a cartoon featuring the swastika flying over the parliament buildings, and all hell breaks loose.
Methinks we doth protest too much.