Saturday, December 19, 2015
The Incredible Nerve of the Con Clown Lisa Raitt
As we all know from the moment Justin Trudeau was sworn in, the Con media has been claiming that he is breaking one promise after another.
And nobody has been screaming that louder, than the gang at Postmedia.
So I wasn't surprised to see the old Harper hoofer Lisa Raitt, making the same absurd claim in the National Post.
The Trudeau government has been in office six weeks, and nearly every plank of their fiscal platform has splintered into pieces. The only real surprise is just how quickly it happened.
With their promise to cap the deficit safely in the rearview mirror, the question becomes how long the Liberals will be running them. Will their promise to balance the budget in time for the next election be the next one to fall by the wayside?
When in fact the only thing that splintered into pieces was the Con regime. The only reason the Liberals are being forced to adjust their plans is because the Cons left them a deficit instead of the surplus they claimed...
As only those Con artists could.
And Raitt's timing couldn't be worse. Coming on a day when Alberta was made to pay again for Stephen Harper's broken promises of oily glory.
And at a time when we're all paying for the Con's disastrous economic policies...
But what makes Raitt's claim that Trudeau has failed already, even though he's only been in office for a MONTH, even more outrageous, is that she must surely hold the parliamentary record for more potentially fatal mistakes in the shortest amount of time.
When in one WEEK in June 2009, for two different reasons, the opposition demanded her resignation.
First for losing some secret nuclear documents.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper defended his decision not to accept the resignation of his natural resources minister on Wednesday after it was revealed documents related to Canada's nuclear industry were left behind at an Ottawa news bureau for almost a week without anyone in the government noticing.
And sacrificing her faithful aide instead of herself...
"Corrective action has been taken," said Raitt, amid calls of "scapegoat" and "unbelievable" from Opposition MPs.
And then only five days later, being asked to resign again, after trying to make political hay out of a shutdown at the Chalk River nuclear facility, which had caused a critical shortage of medical isotopes.
By calling cancer "sexy."
Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt is again at the heart of a raging controversy after she disparaged Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and called the medical isotope shortage a "sexy" issue on a newly unsealed audio tape.
On the tape, Raitt said the medical isotope shortage has been a difficult political issue "because it's confusing to a lot of people." However, Raitt added: "But it's sexy ... Radioactive leaks. Cancer."
Which needless to say had people all over the country calling for her to resign in the name of human decency.
While she pleaded for mercy AND tried to explain away this other scandal...
Adding to Raitt's troubles are allegations she may have expensed thousands of dollars worth of expensive meals when she was the chief executive officer of the Toronto Port Authority.
Complicating matters, Transport Minister John Baird was also accused of shuffling the port authority's board to "cover up" allegations of mismanagement against Raitt.
Which at the time had me wondering how many scandals could that shameless Con fit into ONE week?
And making this video which I hoped would serve as her political obituary...
But sadly I was wrong. The love affair continued. Stephen Harper did not fire Raitt, and she went on to serve him slavishly until the day he was defeated.
And the good news?
Because so many of the surviving Cons also served him so well and for so long.
All we need to do to counter their absurd charges against the Trudeau government, is use their foul records against them...
The way I see it we won the election, and if the Cons can't accept that.
We should dig up the past.
And use it to destroy them...
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