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You don’t get onto the front page of the most influential newspaper on the planet by being the West Wing janitor

By Warren Kinsella      

The New York Times' leak has helped Canada, big time.

Ten days ago, Donald Trump was promising to exclude Canada from a trade deal, and mocking us.  Ten days later—and after the revelation in Woodward’s book, and The Times’ account of the resister’s palace coup—Trump cannot afford to lose the few Republican allies he has left in Congress. The moment that leak was published, Canada’s trade ambitions were rescued. Screen capture courtesy of The New York Times
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TORONTO—There’s leaks, and there’s leaks. And then there’s the leak The New York Times got. It was splashed across last Wednesday’s paper, to the extent that the Old Gray Lady “splashes” anything on its front page: “I am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration." Wow. Like, wow. To ensure that no one missed the significance of the piece, The Times’ editorial board—who are the only ones who reportedly know the identity of the leaker—topped the resister’s

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