Rail lines blocked. A provincial legislature shut down. The nation’s economy crippled. Mob rule crowding out the rule of law.
Like many Canadians, I’m aghast at what is happening to our country.
Never have we been so fractured.
Never has our federation been at greater risk of coming apart.
Province is set against province, industry against industry, citizen against citizen.
Even before the current brouhaha over B.C.’s Coastal GasLink project, Canada was battling unprecedented division.
The cracks that appeared soon after Justin Trudeau was elected prime minister in 2015 have widened steadily into yawning chasms, notwithstanding Mr. Trudeau’s fulsome pledges of sunny ways and healing reconciliation.
Last October, inconceivably, Mr. Trudeau was rewarded for four years of dithering, divisive, corrupt non-leadership with a second term in office, thanks largely to the voters of the Greater Toronto area, aided by a hefty boost of political interference from Barack Obama and the Greta Thunberg propaganda machine. (Maybe the GTA could become a country unto itself and let the rest of us get on properly with our business. I dare to dream.)
Canadians are now reaping the full harvest of what Mr. Trudeau has sown.
Today—thanks to his incessant, inept, virtue-signaling twaddle—we have reached rock-bottom. Read the rest of this entry »