Sunday, July 12, 2015
The New Stealthy Con Attack Ad That Could Help Destroy the Con Regime
There's a new Con attack ad out there aimed at Justin Trudeau. I'd heard about it but last night I saw it for the first time, and it couldn't be more disgusting.
Not just because it tries to terrorize seniors. Not just because it's another Big Lie.
But also because it's so stealthy.
A popular Conservative canard — that the Liberals would end income splitting for pensioners — seems to have made its way onto a number of Canadians’ TV screens in the last few weeks.
Anecdotally, and as reported by others, a Conservative ad making that claim has been seen on BNN, CTV, and Sportsnet 360.
Oddly, however, it can’t be found online.
And the reason the Cons don't want you to be able to look it up, is because the ad is nothing less than fraudulent.
It features this older actor, who I'm sure you recognize, lying through his teeth...
“He’s (Justin Trudeau) against income splitting for families, but without pension splitting — my wife and I would be in a bit of trouble,” he says, implying Trudeau has made some sort of commitment to do that.
It claims that Trudeau would scrap income splitting for pensioners, when he has made it clear he wouldn't.
“Let’s get this on the record once and for all: as much as the Conservatives might wish they had the power to control every piece of policy that comes out of Ottawa, they won’t be writing the Liberal party’s platform. We will not end pension income splitting for seniors.”
And as I have pointed out before, that Con claim is nothing but BALONEY.
There is no truth to the Conservative assertion that the NDP and Liberals would scrap pension income splitting should they form government. Both parties have explicitly said they would keep the measure.
For these reasons, the claim that opposition parties would do away with pension income splitting is “full of baloney.”
But since it will scare seniors if it's not challenged...
May I suggest two ways the Liberals and the NDP, and any other decent people can do that:
(1) Report it to the Advertising Standards Council and force the Cons to pull it off the air, as they once had to do with this ad.
A Harper government advertisement touting a jobs program that does not yet exist has been pulled from the airwaves and won’t be seen again, Global News has learned.
The ad I once mocked with this video...
And here's how to submit a complaint.
(2) Launch a devastating series of attack ads, that expose the Cons as liars who would terrorize seniors for crass political purposes.
Blanket the airwaves with them, like progressives have never done before.
For if that ad can be properly exposed and discredited, it will blow the Con attack machine out of the water. Make Canadians doubt anything else they say.
And expose this Con hog as the ghastly liar he is and always has been...
As a man too morally depraved and too cowardly to be allowed to remain in office.
Do it, do it now. I believe the Cons are so desperate they've made a fatal mistake.
We will never get a better opportunity to attack their Death Machine.
And if we destroy it, we will destroy them...
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