For Justin Trudeau, the problems of terrorism and extremism in Canada appear to be nothing more than partisan political issues.
I don’t make that claim lightly, nor do I make it without some kind of proof. In fact, I make this claim based on Trudeau’s actions of the last week.
Trudeau spent most of last week trying to link his Conservative opponents to white supremacist extremism. It’s a ploy he’s been using since the heinous shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, last month.
Meanwhile, he pushed through a removal of any reference to Sikh extremism from an intelligence report just before he visited one of the largest Sikh temples in Canada on Saturday.
What else should we make of this?
There is no evidence that Andrew Scheer the federal Conservative leader supports white supremacy let alone those that would use violence to push the idea for political reasons. Scheer has even denounced the ideology to Trudeau’s face in the House of Commons.
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He did so last week as Trudeau again raised the issue and falsely claimed that Scheer supported the idea and stood with those that did.
“Those are typical Liberal smear tactics. They know that I have always 100% denounced white supremacy and racism and anyone who promotes those hateful ideologies,”…