OMG. Mothers hide your children. It appears that Stephen Harper has set out to try to woo Quebec.
Stephen Harper and more than a dozen of his cabinet ministers chose Quebec to kick off the Tories’ political “summer of love,” wooing support with their economic plan and a pledge to work with the Parti Québécois if it is elected to govern the province.
And what an absurd spectacle it was. Great
Conservative observer Tim Powers, a consultant with Summa Strategies, said that Tories want everyone to remember “why 40 per cent of Canadians succumbed to their charms last year. “The wooing starts in Quebec today,” he said.
Even though most Quebecers didn't even know he was in the province, because they were too busy celebrating la Fête nationale. Media coverage was minimal.
And the only reason he was there was because some old and rich Conservatives, who still circle Brian Mulroney like a tiny moon circles the planet Uranus, are urging him to do something, ANYTHING, to try to improve his image.
“His image here is the pits. I’ve had francophones say to me publicly that they think he’s got ears and a tail, and he eats babies. And these are conservatives. They can’t understand why Harper doesn’t ﬁx his image. Everyone knows he doesn’t eat babies, but he does everything he can to make people think he does."
And he needs their money eh?
But of course nothing Harper and his Cons do will improve their fortunes in the province. Because no other Canadians hate them and everything they stand for more than Quebecers do.
The main reason they abandoned the Bloc and now support the NDP is because they know that only Tom Mulcair and his party can drive the Cons from power.
And the latest polls will only convince them that they are on the right track.
And make their support for the NDP even stronger...
As for the dreaded separatist threat, that Harper would dearly love to encourage so he can campaign against it, he can forget about that one as well eh?
The bourgeois Pauline Marois is as popular as Jean Charest. So even if the PQ wins the next election it can only hope for a minority government, and these days the sovereignty cause is going NOWHERE.
Because now it's an ideological struggle, one that Harper and his right-wing reactionaries can only lose.
Yup. The universe is unfolding just as I hoped it would. Great Ugly Leader can try to woo Quebecers as much as he wants. Oinky, boinky, honk.
But his desperate pleas will fall on deaf ears. Quebec is leading the way to a new and better Canada.
The writing is on the
And the Cons will be DESTROYED...
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