Wish I'd said that - August 9, 2018

"Our magazine’s habit of pointing this out [that the elite’s myths about Canada are not actually true], and of stubbornly remembering times when things made more sense, causes our critics to say we’re stuck in the past. I can only reply that they are stuck in the present – in most respects a singularly dismal and confining place to be. It’s like having cultural Alzheimer’s."

Link Byfield in Globe & Mail October 25, 1999