America’s Screen Door

Yer obedient scribe reflected on the state of the US–Canada border this week as he passed a few pleasant days in Sault Ste Marie, the Ontario jewel set on the edge of Lake Superior country. The Sault and its American twin are border town throwbacks, where the Ambassador Bridge to Michigan remains an unlatched screen door compared to the Homeland Security fortresses and their grim guardians installed at most US points of entry since 9/11.… [Read more]