Canada's new Governor General is former astronaut Julie Payette. She has a lot of opinions, and she wants you to know them.
Except, that’s like a judge giving a political speech. Because the Governor General’s job isn’t just about cutting ribbons. It’s actually about being the Queen's representative, as well as the judge when it comes to constitutional matters, political crises and deadlocks in Parliament.
I’ll show you a clip of a speech Payette gave the other day to a science conference:
Can you believe that still today in learned society, in houses of government, unfortunately, we're still debating and still questioning whether humans have a role in the Earth warming up or whether even the Earth is warming up, period?
And we are still debating and still questioning whether life was a divine intervention or whether it was coming out of a natural process let alone, oh my goodness, a random process.
Yeah, we are still debating that. Because it’s a free country.
And because science isn’t decided by press releases or lobby groups.
When the country's constitutional arbiter mocks people within Parliament for holding a certain point of view, you can’t trust her to be a neutral, non-partisan judge, should a crisis ever reach that point.
As for people who believe in God, the Queen happens to also be the head of the Church of England. Someone forgot to tell that to Julie Payette.
Her mockery of Christians and the superstitions she lumps in with it is weird, because she herself has talked about aliens. (WATCH and I’ll show you.)
According to her, if you believe that God created the universe, you’re a kook.
But if you believe in aliens, you’re a scientist.
The fact that Trudeau and the Liberals love Payette’s uppity partisanship shows they want to destroy the monarchy in Canada, and wring it out for all its worth in the meantime.
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