If the Dutch farmers' protest was happening here, it would be an emergency


There is something happening in the Netherlands that has been happening for weeks, which if anything even closely resembling it were happening in Canada, especially in Ottawa, it would surely be called an "insurrection."

Most of the big western news outlets have for so long been one-sided cheerleaders for the "green revolution" that they must find it awkward to give space to stories that demonstrate quite clearly that some green policies, in some very particular circumstances, are actually quite mad. That they can and do lead to considerable social unrest, economic damage and extreme upset to normal patterns of work and living. Let me put it in a nutshell: those who pass these laws do not till the soil.

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