Canadians conflicted over Trump win

Christie Blatchford: In a Bizarro World kind of way, I think I actually wanted Donald Trump to win

Christie Blatchford | November 9, 2016 2:25 PM ET

In the words of the great American singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman in New Beginning, “The whole world’s broke and it ain’t worth fixing, It’s time to start all over …”

Is that what the election was all about then, blowing up the works to see what might emerge from the ashes?

It has that vaguely apocalyptic feel, familiar enough in the land of the late Rob Ford, another man who defied his own personality and the odds to become that oxymoron, the wealthy one-percenter populist.

Blowing up a broken system seems to me a better explanation than some of the others being offered up on Tuesday night.

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