Its wall to wall, radio, TV, newspapers. Even our local paper, Le Soleil, sent someone to give us four full pages. I don't remember this media orgy around May 8, 1965, 20 years after the end of WWII. Does the West have such as need to savour its Triumph ? After eight years in Afghanistan, and the global economic crisis, and Irak, and so little action on global warming. Probably. And to remind us that any alternative to capitalism will fail.
Tommorow (Nov 11) it will be the Sacrifices that kept us free. Not the Germans, even the Nazis, or the North Koreans and certainly not the Afghan Taliban ever threatened Canada. The Ottawa war-mongers have sacrificed over 100 thousand innocent Canadian lives in our many wars. By population that would be over one million Americans!