October 11, 2017

“Desperate” Nenshi pulls race card as Calgary Mayoral race tightens

Holly NicholasRebel Commentator

In 2010, Calgary elected the first Muslim mayor in Canada with Naheed Nenshi winning the race with 39 per cent of the vote. He was subsequently re-elected with 74 per cent, yet in a video circulating on social media last week, Nenshi played the race card. 

Infusing identity politics into the upcoming municipal election, Nenshi suggested that those who don’t vote for him are racist.

Could it be due to the fact that there’s a strong chance he may be ousted by underdog turned front runner candidate, Bill Smith?

In a surprising twist in an otherwise boring campaign, Smith almost doubled his lead over Nenshi from 9 per cent to 17 per cent according to the latest Mainstreet Research poll.

While it may be convenient for Nenshi to blame his nosediving numbers on racism, the facts aren’t on his side.

Nenshi didn’t live up to the expectations of Calgarians and fell short delivering on his promises.

There are countless examples which include overtaxing and overspending, failing to complete major projects, and simply not being able to handle criticism.

Mayor Nenshi has been given seven years to prove his competency at Calgary City Hall and yet, nothing has changed.

Despite his divisive rhetoric, the only divide we’re going to see is at the polls on October 16.

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commented 2017-10-12 18:42:18 -0400
Robert Evans those ratings were then , not now, those people are not racist as he would not have gotten those numbers then, he is making this about race like a pathetic child, not us. And i work with Muslims so spare me your BS , we both know you hate Jews.
commented 2017-10-12 18:39:58 -0400
I’m hoping that voter turn out will be much higher for this election. Home owners should never forget how Nenshi taxed us to death, when Rachel was tanking our economy, and those horrible displays of what he and his friends deem as art, should ensure that that he’s given the royal cowboy boot out of office. And don’t forget, he wants to turn Calgary into a globalist sanctuary city. He’s so pathetic!
commented 2017-10-12 16:04:25 -0400
Nenshi represent a cluster of special interests who are all self interested and have no stake in the city of Calgary except draining its fiscal resources and empowering their self-interested cabal so they can sap off even more of the public purse.

Say what you will about Ralph or Al Duerr , they were impervious to control or patronage, they functioned in Calgary’s best interests – Nenshi is a narcissist and a nepotistic special interest “Boss”. Calgary needs to go back to stable responsible government.
commented 2017-10-12 15:43:20 -0400
Nenshi doesn’t want to leave office now because his ego is the size of a mountain. Once narcissists have power they will do anything to keep it. He also can’t stand criticism of any kind, and he can’t keep his mouth zippered because he has to get the last word in. He’s a petulant child who never should have been in office. We should challenge his fund raising scheme to cover his lawsuit. It doesn’t seem right that he is able to give out tax receipts to those who are paying his debt.
commented 2017-10-12 15:33:48 -0400
Andrew Stephenson said in part, “I saw it, and judged it irrelevant. Right wing babbling, or if you will, “fake news”. They’re great at criticizing without providing a solution.”

Oh Wow Andrew, did you see Nenshi’s desperate FB appeal? It was in the report. What’s fake is Nenshi’s claim!
commented 2017-10-12 15:33:34 -0400
Andrew Stephenson said in part, “I saw it, and judged it irrelevant. Right wing babbling, or if you will, “fake news”. They’re great at criticizing without providing a solution.”

Oh Wow Andrew, did you see Nenshi’s desperate FB appeal? It was in the report. What’s fake is Nenshi’s claim!
commented 2017-10-12 15:16:29 -0400
Drew Wakariuk,

Apparently he did a lot of good to warrant a land slide re-election, but we both know that you hate Muslims. Let’s at least agree there.
commented 2017-10-12 14:53:55 -0400
Nenshi showed his Muslim true colors saying Michelle Remple is stupid.

It seems even gay Muslims think “Mens got the big brains and womens got the small brains.”

By the way, that’s a DIRECT QUOTE from a Turkish Muslim, to me, several years ago.
commented 2017-10-12 13:42:21 -0400
Robert Evans what has Nenshi done to deserve another term, please enlighten us? And you criticize Ezra all the time, you just hate Jews i guess? Sorry if i used your BS against you LMAO!
commented 2017-10-12 11:39:12 -0400
@ Robert Evans,
That’s right Robert, muslims tend to be lazy fuckers para siting of the system. They have absolutely no business in our politics. So yeah you right, i would never vote for a muslim in a million years and most of the Rebels would likely not either.
commented 2017-10-12 11:30:46 -0400
Robert Evans… You are not right.. you are left.. stupid .!!
commented 2017-10-12 09:43:22 -0400
He was just afraid Michelle was going to run for Mayor, which would have wiped him out before the race even began. As it stands a virtual unknown will be able to do that quite nicely. Go Bill Smith!
commented 2017-10-12 09:40:12 -0400
Andrew; " They’re great at criticizing without providing a solution."
Typically not fixing it would be your solution.
commented 2017-10-12 09:39:34 -0400
So now ‘Smurf’ is a race? Is there no end to this re writing of the logical world?
With racism and technology against poor Nensh what fairness could exist in this new cruel world.
I am sure all his Palestinian friends will vote for Smurf since he as good as encouraged attacks on Jews on our streets. A foreign war being continued on the streets of Calgary Canada and Nenshi did nothing, said nothing. That’s when he really went from Smurf to Evil Smurf in my mind. He does not have the best interests of Canadians at heart he has made that perfectly clear.

Michelle Rempel has more intellect in her little pinky than evil Smurf has in his entire furry smurf body. Not even close Smurf, not even close. She can run circles around anything that comes out of your big smurf mouth.
Now please do not misunderstand me, SMURF is NOT a race, it is a choice.

I don’t think all Muslims are evil, I think Robert Jimmy Sarah is evil and worse than a big booger on the end of your finger that you just can’t flick off. Poisonous race baiter.
commented 2017-10-12 09:06:40 -0400
Given that people are referring to “Muslim” as a race, I think I will now declare myself Roman Catholic rather than caucasian.
commented 2017-10-12 09:04:41 -0400
Andrew Stephenson said..

“They’re great at criticizing without providing a solution.”

Unlike the leftist media who just know that blaming everything from cancer to crop failure on cis-gendered white males is the solution to everything.
commented 2017-10-12 06:21:53 -0400
“Tammie Putinski-Zandbelt commented 11 hours ago
Andrew Stephenson, “Desperate” Nenshi pulls race card as Calgary Mayoral race tightens.
Did the reason for the report escape your attention again?!!
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I saw it, and judged it irrelevant. Right wing babbling, or if you will, “fake news”. They’re great at criticizing without providing a solution.
commented 2017-10-12 05:33:49 -0400
Evans totally missed Leviticus’ sarcasm proving once again that leftards are continually a few fries short of a Happy Meal.
commented 2017-10-12 05:03:50 -0400
Leviticus 20:13,

Thank you for confirming that I was right.
commented 2017-10-12 05:00:30 -0400
“Desperate” Nenshi pulls race card as Calgary Mayoral race tightens…

Seems not only is Nenshi desperate but so too are his leftist supporters. Lefties are extremely quick to pull out the race/hatred card because they are the true racists at heart – See Robert Evans’s post.
commented 2017-10-12 04:55:04 -0400
But Robert ya dumb shit… Muslim is not a race…!! It is a dangerous ideology and why am I even talking to you because you’re so stupid as to be untrainable and a liberal which makes you a pedophile as well as a troll.
commented 2017-10-12 04:52:46 -0400
That’s correct Robert… I would not vote for him just for that reason
commented 2017-10-12 03:45:58 -0400
The funny thing is that he is absolutely right to mention racism – especially when it comes to people on The Rebel, since there are many people here who think all Muslims are evil and they would want to vote him out simply because he is Muslim.
commented 2017-10-12 03:05:03 -0400
Calgary will be well rid of this smug blowhard.
commented 2017-10-12 02:15:57 -0400
JAN G commented 7 hours ago
Notice he keeps using the words ‘we and us’! Get and vote for ‘US’.
Who is ‘us’? I thought ‘he’ was running for Mayor.
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Maybe he has a mouse in his pocket..
commented 2017-10-12 00:54:42 -0400
Andrew Stephenson what are they supposed to say? Nenshi is playing the race card, that is all that needs to be said. Maybe ask why Nenshi has nothing to say about his own record instead.
commented 2017-10-12 00:04:45 -0400
Years ago when Calgary was rich, you could afford a charismatic high spending, high taxing person like Nenshi. I remember the National attention he received for his 100 thousand dollar Murals on the cement overpasses.
Now Calgary needs someone to clean the swamp that Nenshi built.
commented 2017-10-11 23:13:57 -0400
Wow. Desparate egomaniac Nenshi. His childish name calling really shows his true colours.
commented 2017-10-11 22:51:14 -0400
Never voted for him, never trusted him. A superior condescending prig when he taught, and he has pretty well operated that way at City Hall too.
Personality aside, he’s done nothing but raise taxes, hectored any who oppose, and created greater division in Council.
Hopefully folks have seen enough of this program to want to switch the channel.
commented 2017-10-11 22:37:21 -0400
What a typical politician…!! Rather than having intrinsic moral values to propel your victory through your constituents,

He whines about racism when he’s losing as if believing because he is brown skinned that much entitles him to high positions in this country… It’s getting really hard to turn the other cheek.!!