Don’t lift a finger to stop these far right imbeciles from looking any more stupid than they already do.
But, aren’t they stupid? Of course they are, but now they’re drifting into the realm of irrational.
The above screenshot is from Canada Proud, a relative newcomer to the social media self-fellatio of the right wing nuttosphere.
They’ve latched onto what is bubbling up in the Trump world of alternative facts and it may have a profound impact on American politics. It must not do the same here.
Justin Trudeau did not create the $140 billion debt prior to the covid19 pandemic. That was already there. Some of it was by decisions of his government, much of it was left over from all previous administrations.
To then argue or light your hair on fire over the costs rising from the mitigation efforts infers that either they would not have spent a penny to help Canadians through this pandemic.
You’ll note that they ignore this problem when it comes to conservative regimes in Alberta, Ontario or under Trump.
Somehow, money only matters (that needs to be paid back) when non-conservatives are in charge.
They do have a point. Money borrowed like this does need to be paid.
But the right wing has no real answers. They’d cut taxes for the rich again and gut social spending, as they always do. By doing so they serve to widen the already obscene rich/poor gap they pretend to care about. They don’t. They only have one master: money.
They will not entertain a wealth tax, they will not examine a basic income, they won’t lift a finger for social housing. They’ll pretend to care about front line essential workers but undermine the workplace safety provisions they need.
Because they’ve always done this.
I’m not a Liberal Party supporter, but I don’t see any way that massive debt charges were avoidable when large swaths of employees were told to stay home from work while social distancing guidelines take effect.
Nobody had fun doing this and it’s going to cause other issues soon enough. But, money? Well if your only God is money, then your worship over it at least makes sense.
But you’re wrong.