Gawd. What a difference a day makes eh?
Yesterday they were just your
average barn yard grunters.
Today they're pretty in pork.
But you really can't put lipstick on them, because they're still the same old Con hogs.
A mix of young talent, veteran experience and more women at the cabinet table signals a "generational change" as the government prepares for a major policy reset with a fall speech from the throne, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said after unveiling his new inner circle.
Because first of all let's forget about the "generational change." It's still the same old tired government under all that mascara.
And as for more women at the cabinet table, I think this tweet from Great New Nouveau Leader says it all...
Because you can't get more token or more condescending than that eh?
Especially coming from a government that has attacked women's rights from the day they came to power. (PDF)
Under Stephen Harper's Conservative government, women in Canada are witnessing a steady encroachment on the hard-won and still fragile equality rights for which they have fought long and hard.
No matter what Michelle Rempel says...
Rempel said the government has a strong track record of advocating women's rights — and that its economic focus also supports women. "I always take offence when people call something women's issues because all issues are women's issues," she said.
Not when most of the women got junior positions.
And as for appointing Rona Ambrose as the new Minister of Health...
Well I have had that button for a long time. She's never disappointed me.
And if you're going to need medicare in the years ahead, I'd start panicking now eh?
And then there are the male stars of today's Big Cabinet Show.
Who are even more appalling....
For anyone who thinks that Chris Alexander and Pierre Poislievre are a step in the right direction must be crazy or just DUMB.
What what haven't I said about Lap Dog or Dick Head? The one who sold his soul, and the one who never had one.
Or Dumbo, the New/Nouveau Minister of Justice...
Who seems anxious to go out with at least one
Like little Jimbo Flaherty who isn't going anywhere even though his policies are leading us to economic catastrophe.
And if you really want to get an idea of how little anything has changed ask yourself why Tony "Gazebo" Clement is still the Minister of ANYTHING...
When any decent government would have given him the boot long ago.
Or ask yourself why the old croaker and climate change denier Joe Oliver is STILL the Minister of Natural Resources...
When he's made a fool of himself over and over again. And called decent people extremists.
Or ask yourself why the grubby Peter Van Loan is STILL the Con House Leader...
When even his own caucus thinks he's a bully and an ASSHOLE.
But then, as I pointed out last night, the shuffle is a sham. This is still the same old shit on STEROIDS.
Harper has delivered the status quo on steroids. While the prime minister spoke frankly of an autumn speech from the throne that will lay out "a renewed policy agenda," Harper's cabinet choices suggest it's full steam ahead into the blue yonder for the current agenda.
The same old sinister gang, with the same old Enemies List.
Ministers in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s newly shuffled cabinet are being armed with “enemy” lists of people and bureaucratic interests to avoid, according to a PMO email obtained by the Star.
And NOTHING will ever change as long as Stephen Harper is their leader.
And still calling the tune...
Which of course is good news for progressives eh?
Because nothing that happened today will save the Cons from the fate that awaits them.
They're just too old, too tired, too reactionary, and too scandal ridden.
And you really can't put a NEW/NOUVEAU face on an old hog like this one...
Gawd. You know I can't help but think that Stephen Harper might have got more bang for his bucks, if he had put a little more makeup on HIMSELF.
A little more lipstick. A little more grease paint.
And instead of saying "Welcome to my New/Nouveau Cabinet !!!!
Had said "
Willkomen to my Con Cabaret...
Yup. They're still ugly. It's still a nightmare.
They are still the same old right-wing extremists, with a deranged leader whose political depravity knows no limit. They are still the worst government this country has ever known
And whatever they say, or whatever they do.
We are STILL going to destroy them...
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