“Canada has done such a good job of both managing its contemporary diversity and it has a very interesting immigration system,” Bill said, according to the Gazette, which reported on the event at the Bell Centre.
“And yet it’s still Canada,” he added. “And I just think that you can model the idea that you can become more diverse and still keep your culture and your values. It’s really very good for a modern economy.”
The former president then added that the U.S. “will have to return to that if it expects to play a positive role in the future.”
Hillary claimed that Canada is the cure for the “authoritarian model” — clearly taking jabs toward the president without mentioning his name.
Clintons say America should be more like Canada: Bill and Hillary are presented with personalized Montreal Canadiens jerseys and urge Trump to follow northern neighbor's economic and immigration model @MailOnline pic.twitter.com/Mfu2600Ka2
— Washington News Line (@WashNewsLine) November 29, 2018
During the event, Hillary said that Canada has the same tendencies toward “resentment politics” and partisanship but that Canadians should “continue to fight against that and keep trying to bring the country together around common goals while maintaining your separate identities … seems to me to be the model that people are going to wake up and look for again.”
She then said that she’s looking to Canada to “bring us back to our senses.” – READ MORE