James checks in with John Gormley to talk about Justin Trudeau skipping out on the Munk and MacLean’s debates.
Trudeau is afraid of coming off like a phony. He is afraid of being criticized by more than one opponent. He is afraid he will have to talk about SNC Lavalin. He is afraid of answering for his government’s record. He is afraid of being seen as an empty pair of socks.
I wrote about Dittmar the other day, a few days after he passed away, and I have a couple of regrets. Not because a few people felt I was being disrespectful, but because I took some time to reflect and realized I only told half his story. For real though, it would take like 100 articles to tell Dittmar’s full story.
We never found out if it was an accident, or if Eric was trying to kill himself. A few days ago, Eric died from an overdose. We do not know if it was intentional.
The truth is, anyone can make up words and use them to brand people we are pissed off at. It isn’t difficult. But the reason why silly, made up words can be freely used by radical feminists, while men must always abide by some invisible rule book when they dare to speak, is the Oppressed VS Oppressor trope, which gives license for hypocrisy based on perceived hierarchical status.
Progressive activists and pundits have called the concept of a person lying about being tans a ‘boogeyman’, and a talking point for far right maniacs. Of course, firebombing everyone with the label of being a bigot is a go-to tactic for simpletons, as most of us, once we fully understand how easy it is to claim the identity of the opposite sex, immediately understand how silly and potentially dangerous it is.