Monday, June 08, 2015
Stephen Harper's Absurd Hyperbolic Performance at the G7 Summit
His propaganda machine has been furiously pumping out pictures like this one, to make it appear that Stephen Harper is a big player at the G7 summit.
Desperately trying to portraying him as leading the charge against Putin's Russia, and the charge for a new trade deal with Europe.
And some in our MSM have been helping to foster that delusion.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper may already get what he wanted most from the G7 summit only hours after the two-day meeting began Sunday in the Bavarian Alps.
Worried that Europe’s resolve might crumble with the end of current EU sanctions this summer, Harper, had called many times over the past year for maintaining a strong, unified stance against what Obama has called Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine.
According to the prime minister’s office, Harper urged others at the table to maintain pressure and tough sanctions on Putin’s government.
Even though it's all just hype...
Just more hot air from the Con Ministry of Propaganda and Disinformation, designed to make Harper look like a player, instead of the leader most of the others go to desperate lengths to try to avoid.
Or portray him as a Great Warrior Leader to try to win more ethnic votes in Canada.
Or try to distract other Canadians from focusing on his shabby record...
David Parkins/Globe and Mail.
When the fact is Obama and Angela Merkel are the ones leading the charge on the Ukraine front, with more hollow words.
And Harper is only following, or cheerleading...
As for his leading the charge to ratify the so-called Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Prime Minister Stephen Harper used Sunday's opening of the G7 summit to push European leaders to ratify the comprehensive Canada-EU free trade agreement.
"Prime Minister Harper encouraged European members of the G7 to swiftly implement the job-creating Canada-EU trade agreement," his office said in a statement.
That too is hype, and to make matters worse can only be characterized as a mad dash to sell us out.
If ratified, CETA will unfairly restrict how local governments spend money by banning “buy local” policies, add hundreds of millions of dollars to the price of pharmaceutical drugs in our public health care system, create pressure to increase privatization of local water systems, transit and energy, and much more. The secret negotiating process and the overall corporate agenda behind these next generation deals are an affront to democracy on both sides of the Atlantic.
So Harper can claim during the election campaign that he is a Great Economist Leader, as well as a Great Warrior Leader. When in fact both claims are fraudulent.
But sadly for Great Monkey Leader, his hyperbolic narrative of the summit with HIMSELF as its star, is heading for a rude collision with reality.
Because he still has to face the elephant, or the monster in the room...
And explain why he can't seem to understand the connection between climate change and security.
Germany, with the firm backing of neighbour France, is linking climate change to global security following a report prepared for G7 foreign ministers in April that urged all countries to place climate change at the heart of their foreign policy.
"Climate change is the ultimate threat multiplier: it will aggravate already fragile situations and may contribute to social upheaval and even violent conflict," said the report by the European Union Institute for Security Studies.
Or explain to us why he's doing nothing to help protect us from the greatest threat we face. The one that could kill the future.
Yup. Stephen Harper, nothing but an absurd poseur, blowing his own tin trumpet.
Nothing but a shabby tool of big business...
When can we get rid of him?
How low have we fallen?
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