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Opening Arguments

Take a break, white men

Don't worry, white males, you can still be hired by Canada's Department of Public Works, as long as somebody gets "written permission" to do so.

"They are in effect cutting off a significant portion of the workforce from these opportunities," Macpherson tells the National Post. "It sounds like a pretty extreme measure that they're contemplating."

No kidding. Haven't we heard the same argument before in connection with, you know, discrimination against minorites? Discriminating to promote non-discrimination. Not doublespeak -- doublethink.

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