Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Why We Can't Get Rid of Stephen Harper's Porky Legacy
They were the ads no Canadians could avoid, no matter how hard they tried. For they were everywhere.
Stephen Harper's porky propaganda ads, paid for with gazillions of OUR money.
And although the Liberal government is moving to ban that kind of blatantly partisan advertising.
The Liberal government has introduced new rules to prevent the use of public funds for partisan advertising.
Brison explicitly tied the measures to criticisms of the previous Conservative government’s use of public funds for advertising, such as the ubiquitous Economic Action Plan campaigns.
Now it seems we have another problem.
We just can't get rid of that porky propaganda.
Thousands of old "Economic Action Plan'' signs dotting the Canadian landscape are not captured by a new federal advertising crackdown and will remain in place until whenever individual funding recipients get around to taking them down.
So they will remain to remind Canadians of the horror of the Harper years, and no doubt elicit in some the same reaction they did back then.
When they were assaulting our eyes and our ears on the internet...
Or on TV...
And insulting our intelligence, over and over again, with OUR tax dollars.
To make matters worse all those Action plan videos are also still out there.
Except for the one the Cons did delete, the one promoting a program that didn't even exist.
Before they were charged with FRAUD.
But not if you remember, before I grabbed a copy and turned it into this ad...
To help remind Canadians, and hopefully future generations, why we called them the Harper hogs.
Which makes me think, if the ads are so porky, and they symbolize the corruption of the Con regime.
No matter what Rona Ambrose says.
Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose said the Conservatives, who spent more than $500 million in public money on advertising between 2008-09 and 2014-15, always stuck to advertising government programs only.
“Well I haven’t seen (the new policy), but what I’ll say is we expect them to follow all the same rules that we followed,” Ambrose told reporters in Montreal Thursday, according to audio provided by the Conservative party.
Or honks hypocritically.
Why not leave them up to remind Canadians of the worse and most corrupt government in Canadian history?
And the foul legacy of their depraved leader...
Once they used them against us, to try to buy themselves a majority.
Now we can use them against the Cons, to help make sure those ghastly porkers never return to power...
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