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Mar 19

It’s like déjà vu all over again.

1981, meet 2019.  Western alienation has reached fever pitch, a guy named Trudeau is Prime Minister of Canada, and Queen’s “Under Pressure” is on endless loop in my brain, thanks to the media frenzy surrounding ex-Justice Minister Judy Wilson-Raybould (henceforth, JWR):

"Pressure!

Pushing down on me

Pressing down on you... no man ask for

Under Pressure!"

The Globe and Mail pried the lid off the flatulent SNC-Lavalin scandal in early February.  Ever since then an impenetrable smog of explanations, deflections, excuses and denials has wafted forth from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his heavies.  And they have made, in sum, about as much sense as the mumbo-jumbo preamble to Queen’s iconic hit:

"Mmm num ba de
Dum bum ba be
Doo buh dum ba beh beh"

The capper to this malodourous drivel came via Trudeau’s press conference last Wednesday evening in response to JWR’s explosive Justice committee appearance.  Her testimony blew like a nuclear warhead through the glass house of Liberal pretensions, blasting away the obfuscatory fog to expose the PM as a self-interested charlatan ensconsed in a nest of law-bending yes-men.  And yes, the ring-leaders are all men:  Butts, Wernick, Morneau, Trudeau - outed as the four musketeers of misogyny. Read the rest of this entry »