Tom Cerber‘s post has provoked the typical round of tut-tutting from alienated central Canadians. In response, commenter Grog maintains that Albertan political autonomy will drive him from his home, his work, his family, and his lifestyle:
Do you have any idea how many Albertans would leave the province in the Alberta Separation Party or other bunch of wingnuts tried to secede? (Hint – lots)
That’s just swell. I’m sure that there’s an unemployment line waiting for you somewhere in the ROC. Oh wait, government assistance won’t exist in Canada any longer because Alberta won’t be around to pay for it. Perhaps you can share a shanty along the shore of Lake Ontario with Mel Lastman?
Better stick around, chum. The R of A will still need its court jesters and we can only laugh at Werner Patels for so long.