Monday, September 26, 2016
Kellie Leitch's Campaign Becomes Even More Absurd
I wasn't planning to write another post about Kellie Leitch for a while, because I feel I've written enough about her to last me a lifetime.
But then I saw the cover of the latest issue of Macleans and I changed my mind.
Because although that picture is absolutely ridiculous, and has people howling with laughter all over the country.
And wondering where did she get that flag pole from?
And is it a broom stick or a curtain rod?
Leitch loves that picture so much she's using the critical reaction to raise money for her leadership campaign.
Kellie Leitch is quite pleased about her appearance on the front cover of the latest issue of Maclean’s, and the reaction it’s provoked among “elites”.
In a new fundraising email pitch to supporters, which landed in inboxes late Saturday evening, the Conservative leadership candidate lambastes “the media and glitterati” who’ve been blowing one gasket after another since she proposed screening immigrants for Canadian values.
Claiming she's being mocked, or persecuted, by the nasty "elites" who hate her for her Canadian values.
“Do you know what has them so upset? It is because I’m proudly holding a Canadian flag! That’s right, the self-hating Canadian elites can’t stand the idea of a proud conservative standing up for Canada and Canadian values,” she says.
“First of all, because they don’t believe there are such things as Canadian values, and secondly because they don’t think our values are best in the world. Well I think that’s nonsense.”
When in fact, along with Chris Alexander, she is the last person in this country to lecture anyone about their Canadian values...
After having desecrated those values so barbarically.
And as for her claim that the "elites" are after her, if you read the Macleans' cover story, it makes only too clear that with an MP's salary, and the salary of a an orthopaedic surgeon, and the money she gets from being a trustee of the big real estate investment trust REIT.
Leitch, who took Justin Trudeau to task in the House for accepting speaker’s fees from charities in 2013, tells Maclean’s being a REIT trustee provides insight into the housing market and real estate. “Having an intimate understanding and thoughtful dialogue with my board colleagues on what are those issues is very important,” she says. “I’ve always been fortunate to be given lots of different opportunity to allow me to be a well-rounded individual, and this provides me part of this opportunity.”
Leitch’s involvement with Bay Street titans exists at a seeming disconnect from her bashing dissenters as “elites.”
She's a member of the "elites" herself.
So she couldn't be more hypocritical. And the only reason she's using the word is to sound even more like Donald Trump...
And try to to stir up a culture war in Canada like Trump is doing in the United States.
Which of course we need like we need a hole in the head.
So Kellie Leitch should get down from her high horse.
Stop waving a flag around, and trying to pose as a great defender of our values.
Or our Joan of Arc...
And end her divisive campaign, before she stirs up trouble in our peaceful country.
And makes even more of a fool out of herself...