: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ottawa’s silence necessary during U.S. election uncertainty: democracy experts

OTTAWA — The political silence in Ottawa was deafening on Wednesday after Donald Trump’s bombastic declarations of victory in the U.S. presidential election and his threat to take his re-election fight to the Supreme Court.
Trump was following through on his plan to claim a triumph even though mail-in votes were still being legally counted, including in key swing states such as Pennsylvania, a process that could take days.
While the temptation to speak out in defence of the apparent breach of democratically accepted electoral norms might have been overwhelming, the Trudeau government has held its tongue.
Some analysts, who have seen the …read more

Source:: National Newswatch