For Future Use: An Obituary For Conrad Black
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For Future Use: An Obituary For Conrad Black
If he thinks Indigenous people are being cruel to Sir John A. Macdonald, Black should have a chance to see how he'll be remembered.

Newspapers regularly pre-draft obituaries for well-known figures. In light of Conrad Black’s many recent articles on First Nations — including his latest, decrying the “anti-historical upheaval” of the memory of John A. Macdonald — this obituary has been prepared to reflect on the legacy of the National Post founder in the event of his death.

Borrowing structure from Christopher Hitchens’s obituary for Jerry Falwell (though the two-second version would serve just as well), I’d like to give Lord Black a glimpse of what every First Nations writer and activist can guarantee will dominate the coverage of his passing and form his enduring legacy.

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