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Fox News laughs at Canadian Forces

A YouTube clip from a Fox News program is going viral across Canada, but not because Canadians are enjoying it.

Billed as "How to lose friends and alienate countries," the March 18 excerpt from a Fox News show called Red Eye presents a conversation among four young Americans about recent reports that the Canadian Forces will need a year to rebuild after our troops come home from Afghanistan.

Much hilarity ensues, followed by almost 3,000 very angry comments.

In other news, thousands attended the ramp ceremony for the four latest Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

Crawford Kilian is a contributing editor of The Tyee.

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