Monday, January 07, 2013
The Harper Cons and the Big Smear
Well it's not in the Book of Chaos, the 200-page handbook the Cons once put out to disrupt the opposition, and shut down committees.
But it clearly comes from the same cesspool of depravity.
From the same Con operatives who brought you Stephen Harper's catalogue of dirty tricks.
From those in the PMO who would produce along with their talking points, a handy guide to follow in case of an emergency. Or the sudden need to smear an opponent.
(1) When an aboriginal Chief goes on a hunger strike and embarrasses the Crime Minister, make her look bad by leaking a report about how she and her council failed to provide proper documentation for money spent in a remote reserve.
A newly released audit of the federal funding spent by the Attawapiskat First Nation has found significant documentation lacking for the $104 million transferred to the band between 2005-2011.
Just before a big meeting. And make it sound like they are responsible for the horrible poverty many First Nations people are condemned to live in.
Because if you're a Harper Conservative, you can't blame the victims, or please your rabid racist base enough.
(2) When a cabinet minister like Tony Clement is nailed by the Auditor General for handing out millions of Porky Action Plan dollars in a most irregular manner.
According to The Canadian Press, the Jan. 13 draft reveals that then-Industry Minister Tony Clement, the mayor of Huntsville and the general manager of Deerhurst Resort chose the 32 projects that received funding — with no regard for the needs of the summit or the conditions laid down by the government.
First express outrage that the report was leaked, then deny it, then claim the AG gave the Cons high marks for money management, when she didn't. Then promote Tony Clement to Treasury Board President.
Then defy ANYONE to prove that the millionaires of Muskoka didn't need a gazebo in the middle of nowhere...
And then forget it ever happened.
(3) When a Minister like Dean Del Mastro must deal with allegations of election financing irregularities, use it as an excuse to go after anonymous commenters.
Or blame the usual suspects...
Because nothing works better than screaming ADSCAM !!! ADSCAM!!!
When all else fails.
(4) When fingered by the Auditor General for mismanaging the F-35 debacle, cooking the books, and misleading Canadians.
Claim the billion dollar boondoggle has landed...
And then repeat the Big Lie over and over again until enough Canadians believe it.
I mean seriously, can YOU believe it eh?
The nerve of that Con gang to accuse a humble Chief from an impoverished aboriginal community of mismanaging or failing to properly document the peanuts they get from Ottawa. When the Harperite cult has been robbing us blind and stealing our country.
And how dare Stephen Harper treat First Nations people like children? Who is he to pose as Great Bwana Leader? With a sleazy record of dirty tricks like this one.
Oh well. All I can say is that the level of racism in this country sickens me. I can't believe what a grubby land of kooks and cranks we are becoming. They are exploding out of cracks in the walls like cockroaches. What have those Cons done to our country?
And I don't care whether Chief Spence is a good accountant or not. Because she's a symbol of a much larger struggle. I love way she forced Stephen Harper to agree to a meeting. I find her quiet determination inspiring.
So she's still my hero...
For I will never apologize for admiring those who are willing to put themselves on the line, and endure deprivation for what they believe in, in a country as democratically complacent as ours. Or just plain submissive.
And all I would say to the Idle No More movement is don't let those foul Cons distract you from your noble struggle.
For that is the kind of people they are, and why all decent Canadians must defeat them.
March on for justice.
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