On Sunday college dropout Scott Walker, Wisconsin governor and low-ranking GOP presidential candidate, told Chuck Todd that building a wall along the Canadian border is “a legitimate issue.” It certainly would be an issue to build a wall along the world’s longest international border, since the 5,525-mile-long structure would cost unknown trillions of dollars.
“Of course we would vigorously oppose any thickening of the border,” said Canadian Defence Minister Jason Kenny. Reaction from the Great White North has been fairly muted, since Canada has a big election of its own on October 19th.
“Walker’s talk about Canadian border wall draws derision,” Scott Bauer, AP via Washington Post
“Build a wall with Canada? U.S. debate on Mexico touches the amigo to the north,” Alexander Panetta, Globe & Mail
“Rand Paul: Wall Between US And Canada Is ‘A Pretty Dumb Idea,'” Caitlin MacNeal, TPM Livewire
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