The culture that is North American leadership

When Lyndon Johnson hosted Lester Pearson in 1965, he hauled the Canadian prime minister up by his lapels and shouted, “you pissed on my rug” after his guest criticised the Vietnam war in a speech during his visit to the US. And when Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau learned that Richard Nixon had called him “an asshole”, he responded: “I’ve been called worse things by better people.”

From Demetri Sevastopulo, there is more here at the FT.  Alex and I, however, get along just great…


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