Well it wasn't exactly a Nuremberg rally. Just a bunch of sweaty Cons packed into an Ottawa hotel, squealing for their leader.
Harper, Harper, Harper.
But if you had been at Nuremberg, there probably would have been some familiar moments.
Like when Great Strong Leader ranted and raved about law and order, or how the
Or when he squinted through his Himmler glasses, and delivered these priceless lines:
Referring to legislation still before Parliament, he promised to do more because Canadians shouldn’t have to worry “when they turn off the lights at night,” or “look over their shoulders as they walk down the street.”
When that kind of crazy talk is the staple of every fascist dictator from Mussolini to Mugabe. And he is the one who is paralyzing Canadians with FEAR.
But for me the most memorable Nuremberg moment came when he bragged about including Remembrance Day in the Canadian Citizenship Guide. Because you know the Liberals didn't do that because they aren't Canadians.
They're foreigners, Russians, or UNTERMENSCH.
But forgot to mention that Jason Kenney had personally deleted any mention of gay rights from the Conada Guide.
Erased them. Disappeared them. Wiped them out. Even though doing that could KILL gay people.
And this on a day when the brutish homophobia of the Cons was exposed. Again.
You know I try to measure my words as carefully as I can. But when you discriminate against more than a million Canadians just because of who they are, you deserve to be called a bigot, a fascist, or WORSE.
And can you imagine what this deranged right-wing extremist might do if he ever gets a majority? First they came for the
Oh boy. When I look at progressives in this country, paralyzed by weakness and division, I despair. For unless we unite we shall not defeat this EVIL.
Of course, gay people will resist. Even if we have to fight them alone. We have no choice.
It's our lives and the lives of those we love.
The lights are going out in Canada.
And the darkness is upon us...
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