A popular practice in the former Yugoslavia, it has been introduced into Canadian politics. Lucien Bouchard announced that Canada is divisible, Chretien retaliated by saying that Quebec is devisable, too-and so on down into the sewers of opportunism with Preston Manning and so on. Divisibility means denying one’s own metaphorical ox can be gored while jamming one’s horn deep into the adjacent ox. In the real world, fools can divide anything.

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