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Yeah, we're angry; very, very angry ...
but it's not because they are women!
CBC: Trudeau defends actions as Philpott asks if Wilson-Raybould was sidelined over SNC-Lavalin
Yeah, we're angry that the former Attorney General was pressured to make a directed decision, and even more so that she was not allowed a return visit to the Justice Committee like the guys were. The Liberals just couldn't risk having her there, not because of her gender, but because she was credible and the party itself is increasingly not.
Her colleague, Jane Philpott, after careful consideration, sided with her solely for the following reason:
CBC: ... that she had lost confidence in how the Trudeau government was handling the SNC-Lavalin affair.
And now we're angry at you, MP Michelle Rempel, because you don't do women any kind of service with your faux sympathy and resulting trivialization of the whole SNC-Lavalin issue by suggesting that the PM was motivated by sexism when he demoted Jody Wilson-Raybould.
Michelle, Michelle, can you not see that you have stripped yourself bare with this glib accusation, and your inadvertent (one hopes) smoke-screening of Trudeau's true motivation which was and still is to prevent himself from being exposed as a pawn of big business, and thereby lose his job in the upcoming election?
For the same reason -- to ensure votes for yourself -- you draw attention by loudly proclaiming yourself a committed supporter of women's rights.
Did you give any objective thought at all to the variables while planning your speech? Did it not occur to you that you might incidentally reveal your own opportunism by employing "dog whistle" language? The hidden code being, of course, "women and male feminists, vote for me!"
Are you not aware that Jody Wilson-Raybould has not once even hinted that Trudeau, or Butts, or Wernick had ever treated her in a sexist fashion?
Did you not consider that the voting public could easily figure out that had she been male she would still have been pressured and demoted in exactly the same manner as a misguided attempt by Trudeau to protect his own reputation and votes?
You can't deny that JWR's credibility is at an all-time high in the eyes of the voting public, and that it's the backroom shenanigans the voters are most concerned about.
Macleans: A new poll shows that among Canadians who are following the controversy, nearly three quarters think Wilson-Raybould has the most credibility
Macleans: Are these the ‘answers’ of a Prime Minister who’s done nothing wrong?
Could it be that you are the sexist one, Michelle, Michelle? Do you secretly believe that a male Attorney General would have caved more quickly, taking his cue from the pointed hints directed at him and acting accordingly?
Well, you weren't the only female Conservative MP jumping on the sexist bandwagon. But maybe you all should have talked to the Liberal women in question first, to see if they agree.
Take, for instance, MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes who decided to quit the Liberal caucus and sit as an independent. No sooner did she resign than shouts of sexism from two other female Conservatives were heard (MPs Candice Bergen and Lisa Rempel).
Perhaps they didn't have to nerve to also shout "racism". Is that because their veneer of political correctness doesn't allow them to notice skin colour?
As it stands, Ms. Caesar-Chavannes' decision to leave had nothing to do with either racism or sexism. She simply does not want her constituents to see her as being associated with political intrigue, and I think that shows an astute and moral assessment of the realities on her part.
A quick glance at the foot of the CBC article about Caesar-Chavannes shows the male/female ratio of gone Liberals is 3/3 - that is, if you include the strange case of Montreal MP Nicola Di Lorio (which case seems to suggest that there's even more weirdness going on in Quebec than has yet floated to the surface).
it’s not what they say, it’s what they’re not saying. So, face it, Michelle and friends: sexism is not going to be the issue in the next election.
For one thing, if it exists in the Liberal government, it would be up to the Liberal women to say so, and I doubt very much that, for instance, you could ever get Chrystia Freeland to agree with you. She's seems to have Justin firmly by the unowhuts with regard to foreign affairs.
Below Image from: Canada, The Show
You thought this government was about family benefits and boil-water advisories? The Lavalin affair offers a glimpse of the real scene—maybe the real Canada.
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