June 17, 2024
Who pissed in the Conservatives’ sandbox so badly that no one wants to play with them?
What’s Scheer done to be so ostracized?
Q: What’s Scheer done to be so ostracized? A: Nothing, and that’s exactly the point.

Who pissed in the Conservatives’ sandbox so badly that no one wants to play with them?

That’s the real ballot question.

There are no certifiable loons in Andrew Scheer’s party. There are no white supremacists or knuckle draggers that were once used as descriptors to discredit the Reform Party in its early years.

There are no separatists like there was in 1993 when the Bloc Quebecois, rabid to see Quebec leave Confederation, got enough seats in the election that took a Progressive Conservative majority down to two miserable seats to form the official Opposition in the House of Commons.

The enemy, as it were, was now in the chicken coop.

It took many years to get to the Conservative Party of today. The election of 2000, in fact, was fought as the Canadian Alliance after the Progressive Conservatives and Reform realized a split of the right-wing vote would get them nowhere, and later got Stephen Harper over Peter MacKay to lead the new Conservative Party.

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See Also:

(1) Why Trudeau’s popularity is plummeting

(2) Justin Trudeau has lost his legitimacy to govern

(3) Trudeau’s incredibly close election battle—in 1972

(4) Innovative Research poll: Who wants a minority government? Lots of Liberals.

(5) After accusing Tories of fear-mongering in Chinese-language ads, Liberals face same question

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