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DAVID PARKINSON

Barron’s dons rose-tinted glasses for its oil sands call

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Barron’s new-found infatuation with Suncor Energy Inc. and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. sounds disturbingly like too many dysfunctional romances we’ve seen. It’s a love affair based too strongly on a naive hope that the companies’ unattractive traits, which have turned off other investors, can and will be changed.