Thursday, October 02, 2014
Stephen Harper and the Catastrophic Collapse of the Con Regime
We'll have to wait until tomorrow to hear how Stephen plans to take us to war.
And how many planes and soldiers he will send to join the heroic twenty-six he sent to stop the ISIS hordes.
Canada has only 26 soldiers in Iraq serving as military advisers, rather than the 69 troops the government had said it was sending, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told the House of Commons on Wednesday.
And save us from being beheaded in our bedrooms.
In what judging from the latest polls, is looking more and more like a last desperate attempt to save himself.
In a major new survey of public attitudes and values, we find a pretty stable political landscape which is increasingly unreceptive to another Stephen Harper government. Not only would the government be in no position to aspire to repeat its 2011 success, it may not even achieve leader of the opposition with these numbers.
Indeed, Stephen Harper’s regal air coach may be about to turn into a pumpkin.
Because it turns out all those gazillion of dollars of photo-ops and propaganda haven't stopped him from hitting rock bottom.
The Conservative decline is no ephemeral blip caused by some controversy or wobble. It is a steady and grim decline along a straight line of descent. If this were an ECG, the prognosis would be pretty bleak.
And to make matters worse, contrary to what he told the Wall Street Journal last week, Canada isn't moving to the right.
Mr. Harper was asked by Mr. Baker whether he has made Canada a more conservative country. Mr. Harper pointed to policies on crime and economics as signs that he had.
"I think that we’ve moved and I think the country has moved with us."
It's moving in the opposite direction.
Canadians are increasingly embracing “progressive” values that stand in sharp contrast to Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s brand of conservatism, a new poll has found.
On a range of issues – law enforcement, legalization of marijuana, foreign policy, and the appropriate role and size of government – a majority of Canadians are offside with the government, the survey suggests.
And leaving him and his Reform Cons behind in the dust of history.
Because let's be clear, that's what that means. He's the leader of an old and tired party.
And most Canadians are now so sick of him and his right-wing policies....
“Values are pretty glacial things,” said Graves. “They don’t typically shift that much but they seem to be moving as a response to, I think, being governed from the right.”
“They were OK with it for a while,” he said of Canadians, “but it seems now they are going, ‘No, that’s enough.’ ”
They're moving to the left to try and put as much distance as they can between them and the Harper gang.
And if that trend continues, as it should, the Con regime won't just be defeated in the next election it will be CRUSHED.
Oh sure, he will desperately try to save himself, by taking us to war in Iraq.
To try to make himself look like Great Strong Leader...
Without ever understanding, that people don't like Great Strong Leaders whose values they reject. They fear them and loathe them. And want them to GO.
But can you believe it? Stephen Harper, the right-wing monster who set out to change Canada beyond recognition. Only to cause a progressive RENAISSANCE, because so many people hated him.
It must be killing him. No wonder he's looking so desperate.
He can drop all the bombs he wants.
But his time is almost over.
And he's going down with them...
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