Trudeau accuses Jewish MP of being swastika supporter, Canada’s House of Commons erupts into chaos

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused a Jewish member of Parliament of “standing with people who wave swastikas” after the member criticized his “unjustified national emergency” order during a meeting Wednesday of the House of Commons.

To really drive home her criticism, MP Melissa Lantsman contrasted what the PM said upon taking office in 2015 about the need for the government to respect and “trust” the Canadian people with what he’s said in recent days about the multiracial coalition of Canadians who’ve been protesting his authoritarian COVID decrees.

“‘A positive, optimistic, hopeful vision of public life isn’t a naive dream; it can be a powerful force for change. If Canadians are to trust their government, their government needs to trust Canadians.’ Those are the words of the prime minister in 2015,” she said.

‘These people – very often misogynistic, racist, women hater, science deniers, the fringe.’ Same prime minister, six years later, as he fans the flames of an unjustified national emergency,” she added, quoting from Trudeau’s recent rhetoric.

“So, Mr Speaker, when did the prime minister lose his way? When did it happen?” Lantsman then asked, eliciting loud applause from other MPs.

In response, the prime minister essentially accused all members of the Conservative Party of Canada, which includes Lantsman, of being Nazi lovers.

“Conservative Party members can stand with people who wave swastikas,” he began, quickly transforming the loud applause into even louder outrage.

“They can stand with people who wave the Confederate flag. We will chose to stand with Canadians who deserve to be able to get to their jobs, and get their lives back. These illegal protests need to stop and they will,” he continued.

The remark about swastikas was in reference to a handful, at best, of extremists who’d shown up to the ongoing protesters. Not mentioned by Trudeau is that the protesters have rejected these extremists.

The PM’s were so jarring that they prompted a direct rebuke from House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota.

“I just want to remind the honorable members, including the honorable prime minister, to use words that are not inflammatory in the House,” Rota said.

Rota’s rebuke was the beginning of what turned into a long procession of rebukes and condemnations from across the world, starting with MP Dane Lloyd:

“Mr. Speaker, I’ve never seen such shameful and dishonorable remarks coming from this prime minister. My great-grandfather flew over 30 missions over Nazi Germany. My great-great-uncle’s body lies at the bottom of the English Channel,” Lloyd said directly to Trudeau’s face moments after the PM’s remarks.

“There are members of this conservative caucus who are the descendants of victims of the Holocaust. For the prime minister to accuse any colleague in this House of standing with the swastika is shameful. I’m giving the prime minister an opportunity. I’m calling on him to unreservedly apologize for this shameful remark.”

Trudeau chose to completely ignore Lloyd’s point and instead start ranting and raving about the protesters, eliciting even more outrage in the process.

Following the hearing, the criticism spread across Twitter, with Lantsman herself leading the charge:

Even Dr. Jordan Peterson took note of the PM’s remarks.

“I don’t think I’ve ever encountered anyone more self-righteous in my entire life than our current PM @JustinTrudeau,” he seen tweeted.

Not really seen among the critics were “journalists,” likely because the press has mostly aligned itself with Trudeau, to the point that they’ve effectively been working hand in hand with left-wing extremists to “expose” the protesters.

After a far-left extremist hacked a website that’s been accepting donations on behalf of the protesters and then leaked the confidential information of said donors to the Internet, the Canadian press began calling the protesters and harassing them.

Social media meanwhile is allowing for this harassment:

Vivek Saxena


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