I don't know if you've noticed, but Stephen Harper has suddenly stopped talking about the Great War on Terror, and the Great Terrorist Menace.
These days he wants to project a kinder gentler image as a Great Friend of Children Leader.
So now almost every photo-op features a group of bored kids in the background...
But of course, there's a good reason for that. He is desperate.
And The Great War on Terror is going
ISIS seized control of the city of Ramadi on Sunday, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.
It turns out that airpower alone can't stop ISIS, surprise, surprise.
Despite Great Warrior Leader's belligerent baloney, or absurd posturing...
So he'd rather celebrate other smaller victories...
And have his pathetic stooge Chris Alexander claim it's just another victory on the road to Moscow....
Or another victory in the never-ending Con campaign to pander to the ethnic vote.
And as for the Great Terrorist Menace, it's not doing too well either. The Fear Factor is fading.
And even the MSM is starting to figure out, that Harper has been hyping the terrorist threat.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper never tires of playing up the dire threat the Islamic State poses to this country. On a recent morale-boosting visit with Canadian troops in Kuwait, he spared no rhetoric developing that theme.
The Islamic State is an “extraordinarily dangerous enemy,” he said. “An evil that knows no borders” that “will spread like the plague” if left unchecked. Its violent leaders dream of leading a “global jihad, an orgy of terrorist violence around the world,” and “a war of enslavement and extermination,” he said. They would like nothing more than to “despoil our home and native land.”
But basically, a lot of it is hype. As a new report from the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute makes clear, the threat Canada truly faces falls well below the global scourge Harper is fond of invoking.
And trying to scare Canadians in a deranged manner that must surely have some Canadians wondering whether he's losing the war AND his marbles.
As well his courage...
Or wondering why he's trying to terrorize us for crass political purposes. And how low can he go?
But sadly, Stephen Harper does have one consolation. He used the Great Terrorist Menace to ram through his sinister Bill C-51.
And if this is true, and I have no reason to doubt it, we're already living in the shadow of a police state...
So much for Great Friend of Children Leader.
And isn't it time Canadians started asking themselves where he would take this country?
For a man who would play politics with war, and try to terrorize his own people, really is capable of anything.
And the truth is we will not live in a safe or sane country.
Until the day he is defeated...
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