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    TORONTO (AP) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians would appreciate it if Americans paid more attention to what's going on around the globe.

    Trudeau said in a "60 Minutes" interview to be aired Sunday that "it might be nice if they paid a little more attention to the world."

    Trudeau, elected in October, made the remarks after being asked what Canadians don't like about the U.S.

    "Having a little more of an awareness of what's going on in the rest of the world, I think is, is what many Canadians would hope for Americans," he said in a transcript released to The Associated Press on Thursday.

    The "60 Minutes" profile of Trudeau will air just days before he travels to the White House for a state visit.

    Trudeau said Canadians must be aware of at least one other country, the United States, because of its importance.

    "I think we sometimes like to think that, you know, Americans will pay attention to us from time to time, too," he said.

    He also seemed to take a jab at an unnamed U.S. presidential candidate whose rise he attributed to Americans' lack of knowledge of foreign affairs.

    A spokeswoman for Trudeau said she didn't immediately know what candidate Trudeau was referring to.




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    Quote Originally Posted by bklynboy68 View Post
    BY ROB GILLIES
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    TORONTO (AP) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians would appreciate it if Americans paid more attention to what's going on around the globe.

    Trudeau said in a "60 Minutes" interview to be aired Sunday that "it might be nice if they paid a little more attention to the world."

    Trudeau, elected in October, made the remarks after being asked what Canadians don't like about the U.S.

    "Having a little more of an awareness of what's going on in the rest of the world, I think is, is what many Canadians would hope for Americans," he said in a transcript released to The Associated Press on Thursday.

    The "60 Minutes" profile of Trudeau will air just days before he travels to the White House for a state visit.

    Trudeau said Canadians must be aware of at least one other country, the United States, because of its importance.

    "I think we sometimes like to think that, you know, Americans will pay attention to us from time to time, too," he said.

    He also seemed to take a jab at an unnamed U.S. presidential candidate whose rise he attributed to Americans' lack of knowledge of foreign affairs.

    A spokeswoman for Trudeau said she didn't immediately know what candidate Trudeau was referring to.




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    He must be talking about American teenagers, because if it didn't happen on snapchat, periscope, twitter or Instagram, I can assure you they won't know about things happening around them, must less the world.

    Those of us, 30 and up, are pretty much tuned in to what's going on. As far as paying attention to Canada, why should we? They have a new type of beer coming out or something? Is hockey about to be changed from using sticks to using 4 pronged spears? Are they controlling weather?

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    This might be unpopular opinion, but with the size of this country and the opportunities here, I'm uncertain it's necessary for the average person to know a whole lot about international affairs as far as how it affects one's everyday life. Sure, myself and people around me prefer to know and we consider ourselves knowledgeable and politically aware/active, but we are in the minority.

    The Freakonomics guys did a bit on this, and they said the two most wasteful things you can do are vote and pay attention to the news. Statistically, your vote does not count, and most of the news is nothing you can do about or anything that really affects one's life.

    Maybe this is exactly what frustrates Trudeau, but I think it will continue to frustrate him.

    If anything, I wish Americans had a better sense of global poverty versus what is considered poverty in the US. When people yell at me about greed and income inequality, but we are talking about someone who has at least one car, four solidly constructed walls, floor, roof, and ceiling, A/C and heat, indoor plumbing, electricity, internet, computers, phones, TV and cable/satellite, the government will provide food and drink if they can't, welfare, if they have school-aged kids, schools provide 2 of 3 meals a day, 5 days a week...that's something different than poverty in other parts of the world. Maybe we'd realize some of these socialist paradises have economies about as free as we do, or that they built wealth through capitalism before moving to more socialist programs.

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    I do know that Canada is the home to Justin Bieber

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane Halen View Post
    He must be talking about American teenagers, because if it didn't happen on snapchat, periscope, twitter or Instagram, I can assure you they won't know about things happening around them, must less the world.

    Those of us, 30 and up, are pretty much tuned in to what's going on. As far as paying attention to Canada, why should we? They have a new type of beer coming out or something? Is hockey about to be changed from using sticks to using 4 pronged spears? Are they controlling weather?

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    I do know that Canada is the home to Justin Bieber

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane Halen View Post
    He must be talking about American teenagers, because if it didn't happen on snapchat, periscope, twitter or Instagram, I can assure you they won't know about things happening around them, must less the world.

    Those of us, 30 and up, are pretty much tuned in to what's going on. As far as paying attention to Canada, why should we? They have a new type of beer coming out or something? Is hockey about to be changed from using sticks to using 4 pronged spears? Are they controlling weather?

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    We have the largest undefended border in the world and we are your biggest trading partner. That's a good place to start...
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    Part of me wants to tell him to fuck off, but on the other hand when stuff comes out like only 25% of Americans or something like that can correctly identify Iraq on a map it's hard to argue with him.
    Never mind finding Iraq on a map - most people you ask in the street won't be able to tell you things about their own country. Canadians know more about America than Americans. I am sure many Americans watching the Oscars had just learned that Joe Biden was the Vice President when he introduced Lady Gaga.

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    That supersedes Rush for you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motherload View Post
    Never mind finding Iraq on a map - most people you ask in the street won't be able to tell you things about their own country. Canadians know more about America than Americans. I am sure many Americans watching the Oscars had just learned that Joe Biden was the Vice President when he introduced Lady Gaga.
    Talking to Americans. Loved these Rick Mercer specials. ABC came up here to do a Talking to Canadians segment...but they had to scrap it because we were too well informed.


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