Obama praises Canada’s COVID-19 response, blames Trump for deaths

Obama praises Canada's COVID-19 response, blames Trump for deaths 1

 

Former U.S. President Barack Obama praised Canada’s response to COVID-19 on Saturday as he criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the pandemic, suggesting that the U.S. could’ve saved thousands of lives if it had acted more like its northern neighbours.

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72 Comments on "Obama praises Canada’s COVID-19 response, blames Trump for deaths"

  1. Funny, our news doesn’t seem to think we’re doing too well in Canada.

  2. HighThereGuys TV | November 1, 2020 at 1:22 AM | Reply

    Lets all pretend like every population is the same and death rates have nothing to do with science, medicine, demographics, governmental structure, nope its all political.

    • per capita is just one stat. you need to take in account population densities in cities, average age, obesity / other major underlying health issues etc etc. It really shouldn’t be surprising usa has more deaths than Canada. Just more political propoganda…

    • @muckhorse96 — So basically, when those variables you listed are weighed, America becomes seen as even more dysfunctional. Cool…

    • @Choco_ Hot_chocolate dude. If you are in Canada you are an American. North American to be precise.

    • counselthyself | November 1, 2020 at 11:09 PM | Reply

      @HighThereGuys TV americans have more freedoms than canadians? how so? also governmental structure is political.

    • @counselthyself Americans do have more freedom.

      American laws observe constitutional rights.
      Canadian law does not.

      Do some research

  3. Hotdogs &/or Pizza, anyone? Obama’s gettin’ some, for sure. Everyone knows now too;(

  4. Obviously, it’s all purely political.. this just affirms it in another way.

  5. How’s our economy?

    • dead in the water. not to worry, though…1.2 million liberal voters…er..immigrants flooding in in the next 3 years will somehow solve that

    • @Saddle Tramp Immigrants pay income tax. You think this country won’t benefit from the money they’ll spend trying to live here??

    • Hayden Brouhaha | November 1, 2020 at 12:13 PM | Reply

      @Saddle Tramp Are you jealous that immigrant kids work harder and become doctors, engineers, and scientists while you flounder away in your trailer park?

    • @Saddle Tramp you do realize you can’t vote after immigrating. BUT you do pay taxes from day 1. By the time you can vote you will have paid 5 years of taxes without voting and more often than not are quite diverse in their opinion on what to do with their tax dollars. A lot of asian immigrants for example are fiscally conservative.

    • @Saddle Tramp Immigrants are bringing tons of money to Canada and that saves its economy, Chinese immigrants especially.

  6. Where’s Joe ? Where’s hunter? With Trudeau! They work the same way!

  7. Ashanthian Coles | November 1, 2020 at 3:49 AM | Reply

    How’s mike doing?

  8. murphyjones100 | November 1, 2020 at 5:33 AM | Reply

    Is this guy running for President or Biden?

  9. Nicolas Chaput | November 1, 2020 at 6:26 AM | Reply

    If Canada has had a better response, it’s certainly not because of our clowns in parlement, its because of our people’s culture and demographic density.

    • City Watch Guard | November 3, 2020 at 2:33 PM | Reply

      @Arme S definitely, I don’t like the guy in charge of Ontario currently because I am a liberal and he is a conservative but he took the right steps to keep Canada from getting too many cases.

    • Trustin Judeau | November 3, 2020 at 2:34 PM | Reply

      @ADRIAN LACKEY Yeah, probably right about that. They didn’t wait for the mixed messages from WHO to pan out either.

    • @Gal You’re not the boss of me! You… country!

    • @Trustin Judeau Masks help curtail the spread of communicable diseases. Why do you think surgeons wear them when they work over the openings of your body that they just made?

    • @Trustin Judeau That is hard to despute. lol

  10. Stay in your cottage

  11. Came for the video, stayed for the cognitive dissonance in the comments.

    • you know what CV situation has taught me? Most of the population are not very smart and most are brainwashed and don’t even know it. its unreal

  12. REEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  13. LOLL 2.7k dislikes guess the americans dont like this

    • Pretentious Adonis | November 3, 2020 at 11:16 AM | Reply

      @The Monster Under Your Bed Which borders apart from china did he close?

    • @Pretentious Adonis You Mouth Breather. The individual states do whatever they want when it comes to this situation. I hate Trudeau’s guts but don’t blame him for this virus. Idiots like you shouldn’t even speak

    • Trustin Judeau | November 3, 2020 at 2:25 PM | Reply

      @Anna Cot Me too

    • City Watch Guard | November 3, 2020 at 2:28 PM | Reply

      @Pretentious Adonis I thought Canada closed the american/Canadian border and trump had been trying to get Trudeau to reopen it

      Having checked it was mutually agreed, but Trudeau stated that Canada’s border won’t reopen while America has a high infection factor.

    • Pretentious Adonis | November 3, 2020 at 2:39 PM | Reply

      @City Watch Guard Yeah I know

  14. The biggest difference in Canada…Federal, provincial and local governments made an effort to work together (regardless of political stripes). From the top down, they admitted there have been mistakes and tried to learn from them, and they don’t strut around patting themselves on the back every time they stand in front of a camera.

  15. Lucifer Morningstar | November 2, 2020 at 7:38 PM | Reply

    When he said “can’t go right now” did anybody else hear “I don’t want to!” 0:19

  16. It is the Canadians, not the Canadian government that have and will always make Canada the great country that it is!!

  17. Its funny that even the CDC now admits that only 6% of the original death numbers were directly from Covid19.

  18. I can only assume this means our covid response blew up half of the middle east.

  19. I’m in Canada, and he’s right. We are doing so well that virtually no one is dying from influenza this year. It doesn’t exist anymore. How about that? I do wonder, though, if the MASSIVE rise in suicides should be counted toward our death rate.

  20. The likes and dislikes. Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.

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