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Yesterday I tried to imagine how disappointed the Con media must have been, after trying to turn Elbowgate into a monster scandal.
Only to discover that far from destroying Justin Trudeau, their breathless coverage, and the clownish overreaction of the Cons and the NDP, had only made Justin even more popular.
So I'm glad somebody out there is wondering how could the pompous asses of the parliamentary press gallery have misread the country's reaction so badly?Read more »
They were the ads no Canadians could avoid, no matter how hard they tried. For they were everywhere.
Stephen Harper's porky propaganda ads, paid for with gazillions of OUR money.
And although the Liberal government is moving to ban that kind of blatantly partisan advertising.
The Liberal government has introduced new rules to prevent the use of public funds for partisan advertising.
Brison explicitly tied the measures to criticisms of the previous Conservative government’s use of public funds for advertising, such as the ubiquitous Economic Action Plan campaigns.
Now it seems we have another problem.Read more »
In my last post I ran a video by John Oliver, where he strongly suggested that Justin Trudeau had apologized enough for elbowgate.
And that it was all just a tempest in a very Canadian teapot.
Now it seems that's also what most Canadians believe.Read more »
I think that most sensible Canadians understand that elbowgate isn't a real scandal.
No matter how loudly Ruth Ellen Brosseau screamed, or tried to look as if she had been shot.
And that by trying to make a huge deal out of it the opposition is just looking ridiculous.
So I'm glad to see that John Oliver also believes the same thing.Read more »
After more than six months of self imposed silence, Canadians are about to hear from Stephen Harper again.
When in three days time he delivers a speech to the Con Convention.
But if he is expecting to be greeted with cries of "Steve we miss you." Or "save us Great Leader."
He may be rudely disappointed.
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Donald Trump may be looking and sounding crazier than ever. Calling for guns to be allowed in classrooms.
While also calling for Hillary Clinton's bodyguards to be disarmed.But despite his deranged statements, polls suggest his support is surging.Read more »
I don't think the so-called two-four long weekend has ever come at a better time in the whole history of Canada.
So we can all recover from that act of collective madness that was the elbowgate affair. For it has been a real nightmare.
The Trudeau haters have been howling at the moon, screaming for Justin Trudeau's blood, or just talking crazy. Read more »
Sometimes when I hear the Harper Party, the Mulcair Party, and all the other Trudeau haters going after Justin Trudeau with blood in their eyes, and foam in their mouths.
I can't decide whether I'm living in the New Canada, the liberated Harperland.
Or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.And now to make matters even worse, here comes our own Marie Antoinette, the Queen of the Plagiarists, Margaret Wente herself.Read more »
We all saw Ruth Ellen Brosseau in the House of Commons trying to physically block the Con whip from returning to his seat.
And then after getting accidentally elbowed by Justin Trudeau, carrying on as if she had been shot.
Now she's being used by the Con media to damage Trudeau's image abroad.Read more »
It was a very sad and contrite looking Justin Trudeau yesterday, apologizing over and over again for his behaviour in the House of Commons.
And if you relied on our Con media you might think that his political career had been damaged beyond repair. Or that his sunny days were over.
But when I looked beyond most of the MSM, I found a very different situation.
One that leads me to believe that the so-called elbowgate affair will not only NOT damage Justin Trudeau, it may even make him more popular.Read more »
It's the ugliest picture of the whole so-called elbow gate bumpgate incident.
The Commons is in an uproar, Justin Trudeau has apologized as a decent person should,
And there standing in the gaggle of NDP MPs is Tom Mulcair grinning like a hairy ape.Read more »
As expected the National Energy Board has approved the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has recommended approval of the controversial Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project, subject to a whopping 157 environmental, financial and technical conditions.
But although the decision grates, it is predictable, because the NEB is stacked with Harper appointees.
And the good news is that Justin Trudeau and the people of BC can still make sure that pipeline is never built.Read more »
They have gone after his wife, they have gone after his kids, they have gone after his mother.
They have tried to sabotage his legislative agenda, by turning our parliament into a monkey house.
And today Justin Trudeau finally lost his temper.Read more »
Well it took a while, and as you can see the Cons weren't happy about it.
But the Trudeau government has finally buried the so-called Office of Religious Freedom.Read more »
Despite Rona Ambrose's desperate attempts to try to get more people interested in running for the job of permanent Leader of the Harper Party.
So far her campaign has been a dismal failure.
For after beating her drum, or kicking up her arms and legs for months.
This is all she has to show for it.Read more »
Well we know who they are, the members of the board of the Conservative Broadcasting Corporation.
And we know that one of them, Brian Mitchell, just left to run for President of the Harper Party.
"I think the party needs me," Mitchell said. "The party needs my experience and my help and my loyalty."
But what we don't know is what the Harper Party's other loyal servants have been up to since the election.Read more »
It seems only right that after enduring a torrent of hatred aimed at him, his wife, his children, and his mother.
Justin Trudeau should move today to protect the rights of a group of Canadians who know only too well what it feels like to be hated.Read more »
The next time you hear Rona Ambrose call her zombie party the new/nouveau Cons, send her a message with just two words in it:
Because O'l Larry is still there, he couldn't be more Reform or more redneck.
He's still the "Keeper of the Flame" (more on that later.)
And he's just made a beast out of himself again.Read more »
Yesterday I wrote about how disgusted I was by the way the Cons had gone after Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
And how the smear campaign against her on social media was becoming meaner and uglier.
Well now it's out of control, and getting even more violent.Read more »
As you know Donald Trump has been trying to look more "presidential," to try to persuade the Republican establishment that he won't blow up the party.
And that he's not crazy.
But sadly for Drumph it's just not working, For his latest message to Americans couldn't be more insane.Read more »