Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The Humiliation of Jason Kenney and the Desperation of the Cons
Yesterday I wrote about how Jason Kenney was embarrassed, when he claimed in a CTV interview that the government would use budget cuts to easily balance the budget.
But wouldn't touch the rainy day fund set aside for emergencies, like natural disasters. Because you know, the Con regime is a RESPONSIBLE government,
Only to have an anonymous Finance Department official say exactly the opposite. They're NOT planning budget cuts, but they ARE thinking of going after the rainy day fund.
Which as I pointed out, left Kenney looking like an idiot or a dunce...
Or a dangerous buffoon who either appointed himself Finance Minister, or has been hurriedly pressed into service in his role as the Minister of Everything.
After poor Oily Joe Oliver collapsed under the strain...
But believe it or not, yesterday this scary Con clown horror show got even worse, and Kenney was further humiliated !!!!
When the sinister mob in the PMO let it be known that he forgot to restrain himself on that TV show, and had just been sloppily verbally incontinent.
Senior government officials are dismissing as a tempest in a teapot the apparent contradiction between Jason Kenney and Joe Oliver when it comes to how the federal government plans to balance the budget.
Although no one was willing to talk on the record, government sources said Kenney -- who has not been privy to all the pre-budget discussions and decision-making -- had simply misspoken in the interviews.
As you can judge for yourself in this video...
And after you watch that horror show, it's clear that none of Cons know what they're doing. They're in an absolute panic. They're making it up as they go along.
They can see where their decision to put all our eggs in one oily basket is leading them.
The federal government alone is set to lose $4.3-billion this year, the Conference Board of Canada said in a report Tuesday. The board is among the organizations that provide forecasts to the finance department and its findings add to the growing private sector opinion that Ottawa’s return to budget surplus is in jeopardy.
And the country.
Their election strategy looks like an omelette, sliding down a wall. And their Great Monster Leader can't think fast enough, or stagger fast enough to keep up with events.
Stephen Harper may still seek to control the message, but so far in 2015, he has been unable to control events.
Harper is steering his re-election bid over a landscape now littered with economic uncertainty, war, stalled pipeline projects, a huge trade deal that is more boast than reality, a chill in relations with our neighbour, and a Liberal leader who stubbornly refuses to go away.
There are suddenly no aces in the prime minister’s hand. If he pulls this one out, it would be a testament to his ability to bluff rather than stack the deck.
But he's not the only Con who is DESPERATE.
So is Kenney, because the income splitting scam is HIS pet project.
Designed to reward his faithful base who want to encourage women to stay at home, preferably barefoot and pregnant...
He almost attacked the late Jim Flaherty in the commons when he had the nerve to criticize it. And now that the NDP is calling for the scam to be scrapped he's willing to do ANYTHING to defend it...
Even twist the truth in a most un-Godly manner...
Or try to scare seniors into thinking that his income splitting bill and Flaherty's income splitting bill for pensioners are one and the same.
When they are totally different. One is law and his bill isn't. So killing his plan would have no effect on the other. And it's just cheap scaremongering.
But then that's who he is, and that's who they are.
And the good news is that they really are desperate.
And that when we get rid of Harper.
We'll also get rid of him...
For the sake of our poor country.
For the sake of human decency.
It can't happen soon enough...
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