Friday, February 12, 2016
The Con Media and Justin Trudeau's First 100 Days
Well yesterday was the day the MSM decided to devote a lot of their coverage to Justin Trudeau's first 100 days in office.
And I must say I found it a rather depressing spectacle.
For there they were toting up his promises, made, kept, or in their opinion broken. Already.
Like a bunch of grubby bank clerks, writing up some small company's balance sheet.
And in my opinion completely missing the big picture.
For while I found this list useful.
I found the obsession with numbers after only a hundred days in office somewhat absurd...
For while Trudeau does have many promises to keep, I don't consider needing a little more time to bring in 25,000 refugees a broken promise.
The important thing was having the courage and the decency to bring them here...
Justin does already have an impressive list of other accomplishments to his credit after such a short time in office.
Just ask Stephen Harper...
And what all of those scribbling book keepers failed to point out is that Trudeau's greatest achievement was liberating us from that monstrous leader...
Starting us down the road to restoring our Canada and its values.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming Canada’s renewed commitment to the world body, which the Prime Minister said will include a plan to seek a non-permanent seat on the Security Council and a pledge to support more UN peacekeeping operations.
And slowly taking our country back, as Michael Harris writes, from the man who dare not show his face.
Stephen Harper is confounding the ring wisdom of the great Joe Louis: It turns out you can both run and hide.
And the Cons who will not face up to their past.
I believe Stephen Harper had a lot of big accomplishments. It’s just that all of them involved taking a chainsaw to the country he inherited from Martin and Mulroney. The reason Harper was dumped like yesterday’s fish was not “fatigue” or “tactical” mistakes made during the 77-day campaign he inflicted on the country.
It was because alarmed Canadians realized that this soft-spoken political iconoclast was deconstructing their country. Harper was Canada’s Paul Wolfowitz, despite the blue sweater and Beatle songs.
For how can you rate the new Liberal government without comparing it to this one?
So great was this prime minister’s disrespect for Parliament that he shuttered the seat of government for an incredible 181 days for purely political reasons. He unleashed the Canada Revenue Agency on NGOs and environmental groups, using audits as a weapon against his perceived political enemies.
Or for that matter what can you say about the Con's new leader Rona Ambrose,who would with the help of the Con media try to put lipstick on that foul legacy?
The interim leader of the Conservative Party of Canada thinks history will be kind to Steve; Rona Ambrose is nothing if not loyal. The Globe and Mail‘s Margaret Wente says that despite the ponderous length of Harper’s “rap sheet”, he’s still not the worst PM in history. The National Post says that most Canadians rate Harper as “average” or “better”, rather than the “worst”. As always, there are lies, damn lies, pundits and polls.
When she is after all just more of the same...
And all I can say is how grateful I remain to Justin Trudeau for delivering us from those ghastly Cons. And restoring my faith in this country.
He may have many promises to keep but, he is definitely heading in the right direction.
He is the Prime Minister I've always wanted, even though I didn't vote for him.
And if given the time he needs.
He will destroy the Cons...
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