- Some American diplomats thought that some of the CBC dramas were taking shots at the American border service.
- They also thought that Canadians have an inferiority complex.
- The head of Canada's spy agency thinks that the courts are making his job tougher. (Thank God for that I thought)
- A Canadian diplomat was caught out saying things about the leadership of Afghanistan that we have all heard or read in the media time and time again.
Wikileaks more like Wikigossip
I have got to say that I have been more than a little disappointed at what has been revealed by Wiki-leaks this week. After the first announcement that Wiki had new secrets to reveal, I waited through the weekend with growing excitement.
Everyone but governments and diplomats love this stuff. The more salacious the better.
The build-up was great. The American Government was reported to be calling around the globe tipping nations off that they may have been a bit more candid then "friends" would like and Harper and his gang were putting on a good, brave face saying "No matter what those guys might have said, they are still our best friends." Holy smoke we thought, great stuff coming.
In the end there was very little for anyone to get their knickers in a knot about. It was more like high school than anything else.
Governments are still nattering on about putting people in harms' way but in reality, at this point, five days of releases have told us nothing we didn't really already suspect was happening anyway.
Whoop-de-do. This time it was all hype, little substance. Wikki-leaks indeed. I have heard more gossip in the bar on Friday night after floor hockey.