May 19, 2024
May and Blanchet would use COVID-19 to destroy the oil and gas industry
Shockingly, May actually sees COVID-19 as an ally on the path to eradicating oil and gas.
Shockingly, May actually sees COVID-19 as an ally on the path to eradicating oil and gas.

Canada long ago ceased to be politically polite, but for the foulest kind of cheap shot nothing will soon match Elizabeth May and Yves-Francois Blanchet.

They both said Alberta’s oil and gas industry should be left prostrate in the dust with no help from the federal government.

Like gang members, they circle the victim at the moment of greatest weakness and start kicking.

May, the federal Green leader who is mercifully resigning after her federal election humiliation, says there should be no help for oil and gas, just support for Alberta workers to “transition.”

Blanchet, leader of the separatist Bloc Quebecois, says “oil is dead.” The oilsands are “condemned . . . oil is never coming back. Putting any more money in that business is a very bad idea.”

Shockingly, May actually sees COVID-19 as an ally on the path to eradicating oil and gas.

“The pandemic, in a very real way, as horrific as this is at many, many levels, gives us an opportunity to stop and think about how we get this economy back on its feet,” May said.

What a disgusting, ghoulish comparison. Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 is nearly 4,500 souls. Very few of them, I suspect, died happy in the knowledge they were helping Elizabeth May score points.

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See Also:

(1) Rex Murphy: Only the Greens and separatists could find ‘opportunity’ in a pandemic (Read It All)

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