Franklin County Starts International Conflict With Canada

A Franklin County Commissioner meeting.
  • A Franklin County Commissioner meeting.

Hear that ominous and growing noise? The war drums are beating across Lake Erie. A trade dispute between two nations is getting nasty, and you can thank those NAFTA-bucking nativists down in Columbus for inciting a possible international conflict.

From the Columbus Dispatch comes this report: the Canadian consul has filed a complaint with Franklin County. They say two Canadian companies were excluded from a bidding process for county government work because they weren’t Red, White and Blue-born operations.