Saturday, September 22, 2012
Stephen Harper and the Dead Parrot
When I first started portraying Stephen Harper and his Con Regime as a sinister freak show, I took a bit of heat even from some of my friends.
The MSM was busy polishing Harper's ass, and calling him a political genius, so some of them thought I was exaggerating. Or said that people wouldn't take me seriously.
And sure enough some snooty progressives were appalled. One well-known blogger even accused me of suffering from what she called Harper Derangement Syndrome.
Can you believe that eh? As if I was crazy and Harper wasn't.
But I never changed my views, and tonight I'm feeling vindicated.
Because when Jeffrey Simpson accuses Harper and his Cons of suffering from carbon amnesia.
The Conservative Party’s attack machine, with its television ads, canned speeches and pre-written scripts, has always been constructed on exaggeration tinged with mendacity. To this, since Parliament resumed, can now be added flagrant hypocrisy, since the machine and its mouthpieces, Conservative MPs, are attacking with customary vehemence the very policy on which they once campaigned.
And Stephen Maher accuses Harper of sowing confusion, by manipulating the truth.
Stephen Harper took a bold step forward this week to a new kind of creative, performance-based politics, uncoupling himself from the mundane world of facts and deftly using confusion as a weapon...One of the interesting questions for this fall sitting of Parliament is how effective that attack will be, since it is mostly based on nonsense. How far can a government go from the truth and still succeed in getting its message across?
And Dan Gardner accuses him of flogging a dead parrot.
Stephen Harper is looking us straight in the eye and saying, “it’s not dead. It’s resting.” He thinks he can get away with that. He thinks we’re morons. Maybe he can get away with that. Maybe we are morons. But still, the goddamn parrot is dead.
I know I was right...
This really is a sinister freak show. Stephen Harper really is a dangerous maniac who will say or do ANYTHING to get his way. Even if it means lying like a thief. Or hiding the truth from Canadians.
Canadians are being deliberately kept in the dark about how billions of dollars in the Harper government’s spending cuts may reduce the services and programs they count on from Ottawa, says the federal spending watchdog.
And unless him and his foul Cons are stopped, and eventually defeated, they really WILL kill Canada.
Oh well. Maybe now that the MSM has finally seen the madness, they will put the trees together and see the forest at last. For surely they can't call others morons for not seeing what they cannot see themselves?
This government is so corrupted and power crazy, it's unfit to remain in office.
And of course I'll just keep saying it my way eh?
Free the poor parrot.
Cage this dangerous leader...
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