TIL E. Herbert Norman, the Canadian ambassador to Egypt (1950s), was slandered as a communist by America, pushing him to the point that he threw himself off a building in Cairo. The Canadian public would develop immense anti-American sentiment afterwards, leading to the election of John Diefenbaker

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  1. “America” called him names, so he “threw himself off a building” sounds like a very well grounded man whom we should all be taking advice from……

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