Saturday, May 07, 2016
The Ghastly Con Cheryl Gallant Embarrasses Herself Again
OMG. What are we going to do with the monstrous Con Cheryl Gallant? She just keeps embarrassing herself.
Two months ago she used the memory of the murdered soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo to peddle her giant Easter hams at a fundraising event.
Two weeks ago she accused the Liberals of killing our soldiers in Afghanistan by selling off our Chinook helicopters. When it was actually the Mulroney government who sold the helicopters.
And now she's done it again.
Now she's accusing the left-leaning and very respectable Rideau Institute of having ties to Russia, Iran and North Korea.
Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant is accusing the foreign policy think tank Rideau Institute of having ties to Russia, Iran and North Korea because a drop-down menu on the institute’s donation page allows users to select those countries as a place of origin.
On the basis of a drop-down menu on their website.
When I go to your donation page and I see the different places from which an individual can donate, among them are like Russia, Iran, and North Korea, so I really have to question whether the Rideau Institute is looking after Canada’s best interests.”
Only to have it revealed that her own site has, or had, the same kind of drop-down menu.
Although it currently looks to be down for maintenance, a cached copy of the Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Conservative Association's website shows that up until at least March 8th of this year, Gallant's own riding association also allowed prospective donors to select literally any country in the world as their address – including Russia, Iran and North Korea.
Which has the good Canadians at Press Progress asking the obvious question:
What does all of this mean? There seem to be only two possibilities on the table, both equally frightening:
(a) It doesn't mean anything because it's a generic drop-down menu that appears by default on many websites;
(b) An Ottawa Valley Conservative riding association could be in cahoots with Pyongyang.
And of course has me asking two other obvious questions:
Why is Gallant the vice-chair of the defence committee?
And when will that ghastly Con be fired?
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