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The flaky F-35

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No, I mean literally.

Now it seems that the Harper government decision to buy these fabulously costly pieces of junk has run into strong headwinds.

Unsurprisingly, ordinary, sane Canadians want nothing to do with this combination of diseased white elephant and boondoggle. But we can always count upon instant Harper government talking-point insanity: “‘The F-35 train is still on the track,’ one government source said.” An interesting choice of metaphor, but still, possibly technically true:

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My guess? It’s gone. But only after a pointless, protracted fight.

[H/ts to mattt and mattt and Will]

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