Tuesday, June 04, 2013
The Con Circus and the Real Scandal
Well I'm sorry to say that Stephen Harper wasn't able to make it to Question Period today.
Although I can't say I'm surprised eh?
I'm sure he knows that if Tom Mulcair gets to grill him about the Duffy Affair again, like he did last week, they'll have to wheel Great Shattered Leader out of the Commons between two large pieces of toast.
No doubt screaming: "Will somebody please get this monkey off my back......or this EGG off my face !!@#!!
If the police don't grill him first.
A senior Conservative wants to call in a federal watchdog to perform a top-to-bottom review of Senate expenses as the Mounties confirmed Monday their own review of the spending scandal now extends into the prime minister’s office.
But as it turned out nobody really noticed Harper's absence, because his faithful stooge John Baird filled in for him at the Con Circus formerly known as Question Period.
And he did a stunning impersonation of his beloved leader. Or drag show as we call it in gay eh?
Like you wouldn't BELIEVE !!!!
Mimicking Harper perfectly. Repeating his lines verbatim. Refusing to answer any questions. While claiming that the real scandal, the source of ALL corruption, is TOM MULCAIR !!!!
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, standing in for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, commenced a shut-down approach to answering questions. He mostly asked Mulcair to come clean on his alleged dalliances, way back in 1994, with disgraced former Laval mayor Gilles Vaillancourt.
And needless to say it was a sickening spectacle. As sordid as its subject. But it did remind me that only people who make a mockery out of our democracy, like the Harper Cons do all the time, would think that they could get away with trying to steal an election.
And that if there is a REAL scandal it's this one.
Where was the outrage over their database being hijacked? Where were the reassuring words to supporters, or the thousands of other people whose names are in that database, that the party was doing everything it could to make sure the system couldn’t be hacked?
Moreover, we learned this week, thanks to confirmations by chief electoral officer Marc Mayrand , that Conservatives have been slowing down the criminal probe into robocalls — keeping investigators cooling their heels for months, scheduling interview appointments that get cancelled and making key people unavailable for questioning.
You don’t need a degree in psychology to ask: Is this how people act when they’ve got nothing to hide?
The scandal that hangs like a shadow over our democracy. The one that threatens our future. But is being buried by the Senate Scandal. Because it's easier for dumb Canadians to understand eh?
And it has larger than life stars like Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin.
And hopefully soon THE BRAZMAN !!!!
I mean how can democracy compete with THAT?
But here's the good news: All the scandals are coming together, like little twisters join forces to form a giant tornado.
Because they all have the same theme.
Or the same punchline...
And when that happens the attack ads make themselves, and they can be DEVASTATING.
Yup. Even as it hammers the Cons on the Senate scandal the opposition should also keep reminding Canadians of the robocall scandal.
Because one scandal might hurt the Cons more than the other.
But together they could DESTROY them...
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