March 06, 2016

Cross Border Talking: Is Justin Trudeau REALLY a celebrity?

Rebel Staff

Much has been made of our selfie savvy Prime Minister gracing the pages of TMZ and being a worldwide celebrity.

In this edition of Cross Border Talking, I put this theory to the test by asking residents of Buffalo, New York what they know about Justin Trudeau.

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commented 2016-04-02 02:35:59 -0400
Hey, have you folks picked up on the Cameron snub of Trudeau at the so-called nuke summit? Just asking.
commented 2016-03-18 15:09:50 -0400
Dan…….so happy to hear there is some work afoot in getting rid of this imbecile in Ottawa. I would imagine that even his own party, at this point, must feel the embarrassment Canadians are feeling. IF the liberals had brought forward someone in the same level of intelligence as Mr. Harper, I think more Canadians could have gotten behind them…much as I would rather have Mr. Harper 100%…..but their shallow, crass appointment of this intellectual midget because of his NAME!!! Shame on them. They are willing to do irreparable damage to our country just for power!!? His father was a terrible PM and junior is shaping up to be exactly like him, a total fool….a buffoon and not worthy of leading our great country.
commented 2016-03-18 15:05:21 -0400
Peter… thoughts exactly. Mr. Harper had his faults but he had more strengths than weaknesses and I felt proud of him on the world stage. He was mature, responsible and his own man. I always admired how he kept the media at arms length….that is why they hated him so much……he did NOT allow them to run his government. He was a great PM and I miss him very much. Every time I see or hear TruDOPE, I cringe….he is an embarrassment and yes…..we are very low priority on the world stage, other than the stupid women swooning over TruDOPE… one knows we are there. All Mr. Harper’s good work wiped out with this one clown. I am glad I am on my way out of this world and do not have to see what our country will look like in another 15-20 years. So much promise, all gone.
commented 2016-03-18 15:01:33 -0400
In HIS mind he is a celebrity…..him and his empty headed wife are so full of themselves if they were chocolate, they would eat themselves……AND they would be sick. Who cares what the U.S. thinks of him anyway? It was a meeting of a lame duck president and a lame brained PM. Part of me hopes Trump is the next President……he will put our intellectual midget in his place….pronto!!! Would be nice to see.
commented 2016-03-08 10:42:57 -0500
What happens in Canada has always flown quite low on the USA radar.

Canada simply does not rate very high on the world stage when a Liberal government is is power.

We had more exposure, and positive exposure, with PM Harper.

I miss Harper. I miss Canada being a mature country which pulls its’ weight in international affairs.
commented 2016-03-07 23:56:12 -0500
Well, I guess that’s why Trudashian thinks it would be nice if Americans knew a little more about the world around them, or north of them…like who he is…like they should care.
commented 2016-03-07 12:38:54 -0500
I sent this email on March 04:
“To 60 Minutes
To whom it may concern at 60 Minutes:
Justin Trudeau is not my Prime Minister and does not speak for me, or the 61% who voted against him!
His father Pierre started the destruction of my country Canada in the 60’s and 80’s and it seems his son Justin is intent on finishing us off! We are working on getting rid of him through legal means, but given the lack of protections like the Constitutional Republic of America has, and clearly stated in the Declaration of Independence, the Federalist Papers, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, Of the People, By the People, For the People, that we don’t have, we are having some difficulty dealing with this totalitarian dictator, fascist, intellectually challenged, morally bankrupt popinjay, selfie PM and his band of lefty/progressive/ sociopathic socialists, so just to advise you – don’t believe a word he says…in fact, HELP!!!
Dan Mancuso
Chilanko Forks, BC
commented 2016-03-07 10:55:24 -0500
I’m glad that I’m old and still have a brain that works. I can’t stand even seeing his stupid face, let a lone waste a minute of my time watching this idiot on the idiot box. He’s an embarrassment to real Canadians. I just keep wondering how someone so stupid could be elected by anyone in Canada. People have really lost their brains, voting for this fool.
commented 2016-03-07 01:23:51 -0500
Donna our society is full of youth that cannot do basic math.
commented 2016-03-06 20:59:53 -0500
Saw the 60 Minutes show. At first glance, it seemed like a fluff piece. Where oh where were the days of 60 Minutes and Mike Wallace? But then I realized it was worse than a fluff piece. By not asking penetrating questions, this segment unintentionally proved Trudeau’s biggest concern about “Americans”: That they don’t pay much attention to Canada (and the world). Because, by having such a fluffy interview piece with items basically gleaned off the CBC archives – who knows, they may have asked for supplemental material from the Liberal Party itself, to fill up the time – it proves that even the majestic 60 Minutes doesn’t really care about Trudeau, nor Canada, very much. Get it? If they did, there’d be some toughness among the niceness. Some intrigue. Some challenge to this supposed world leader. But this? This just came across as smugness. “There, another 20 minute segment done. Now let’s get on with the tough stuff: The coal mining disaster segment and the capital punishment segment.” (PS. Somebody should write in to 60 Minutes and tell them that Canada is about to take the killing capital prize away from Texas with our wonderful new euthanasia laws.
commented 2016-03-06 17:36:16 -0500
I will force my husband to watch the little doofus on 60 Minutes because the guy makes my stomach heave. It totally pisses me off to no end that he uses his lines, “This is what Canadians want” or “This is what Canada is all about” when he evades answering questions in Parliament because he is clueless and does not care what Canadians want or are about. But him insulting our neighbours on behalf of us, “Canadians want Americans to pay more attention” makes our very own brainless wonder a further embarrassment beyond measure!
commented 2016-03-06 17:00:22 -0500
Is Justin Trudeau REALLY a celebrity?


In all honesty he is a self serving POS and nothing more.

Eventually people will start to see it.

Hopefully before Canada is completely ruined.
commented 2016-03-06 16:48:19 -0500
A bouncer.yeah ok, I’ll bounce him and I’m considered a senior. He’s a wimp and more importantly hasn’t got the nads to make the tough decisions. It’s easy to dole out money that’s not yours to make you look like the hero.
commented 2016-03-06 14:12:55 -0500
to the superior donna.. here is just a little 411 to broaden your blinkered view.. they compare the trudeaus to the kennedys.. while jack was fighting fascists on a PT boat and Joe jr was being killed during ww2.. the much adored pet was swanning around montreal on a motorcycle stating his admiration for the vichy french fascists and when asked about that little skirmish known as ww2.. replied “what war?”….and shall we list the life accomplishments of our junior - substitute drama teacher, snowboard instructor and supposedly a bouncer.. and then little sacha who openly adores the fascist ayatollahs…. how about those for looking beyond “our borders”… you are pathetic…
commented 2016-03-06 14:10:57 -0500
Donna MacCullouch says who you, how many americans do you know , work with, visit in there homes in the us. Pathetic liberal arrogant attitude typical
commented 2016-03-06 13:43:27 -0500
Never, never call him anything but a supreme idiot which a lot of us are disgusted that the left voted for this do-nothing boy who has never worked an honest day in his pathetic life. Muslim so-called pm is a total embarrassment to us all. Can’t look nor listen to that idiot gasping for air after every few words. I totally blame the liberal msm for continuing to still prep him up.
commented 2016-03-06 13:35:28 -0500
Maybe if Obama was to manhandle Justin-pulling out our CF-18’s-Trudeau like LBJ did to the socialist Liberal PM Lester Pearson for ‘pissing on his rug’, Justin would get a little notoriety in the US of A – oh wait, Obama shoots a shotgun like some girls throw a ball – like a girl. The video of one pencil-neck pinko manhandling another pencil-neck pinko would be about as exciting as the Brazeau-Trudeau match – two limp-wristed, panty-waist, milquetoasts slapping each other, scratching and viscous hair pulling.
I have to take it as a good thing that Americans never heard of our selfie PM…
commented 2016-03-06 12:20:49 -0500
To put Junior’s celebrity status in perspective, it was he who wanted to have a selfie with Leo ‘These Chinooks Will Kill Us All’ diCapprio, and not vice versa.
commented 2016-03-06 12:07:38 -0500
Donna, if you come here to wipe your smug superiority to Americans all over our hubris-free bandwidth, take a look in the mirror before you do, – staring back at you is a person who is no more informed than the Americans they mock – bet you can’t name our federal Justice minister, or the mayor of Edmonton or 3 of the SCC justices – quick now without looking ;-)
commented 2016-03-06 11:31:53 -0500
I wonder if the same people questioned about our PM Trudeau could name their mayor, their state senator and/or their state governor? If you had done the same questions in France, Netherlands, UK probably much different outcomes. Americans don’t look much beyond their own borders. Keep it relevant.
commented 2016-03-06 10:10:39 -0500
Trudeau a celebrity in America? OH I HOPE SO! Probably more Americans know me just in the campground in which we have spent the winter, than know anything about the man / boy. So I guess that, in the eyes of Torstar and Canadian Press, that makes me a Super Star!!!

I am ready for my close up Mr. Demille. Please ask Obama to stop tying up my phone line.
commented 2016-03-06 09:47:02 -0500
Justin is a celebrity in his own mind.

- and in the shallow end of the domestic gene pool where the selfies swim.
commented 2016-03-06 09:25:50 -0500
Celebrity? Not a lot to celebrate.