August 24, 2018

#CPC18 SPECIAL: Scheer vs. Bernier, the Media Party's Rebel obsession & looking ahead to 2019

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

The Conservative Party banned The Rebel from their convention in Halifax, but of course, we're here anyway!

The big story, of course, is Maxime Bernier's resignation from the party, reportedly to start his own.

Tonight I'll explain why I think this was a bad decision, not just for the Conservatives, but for the country — especially with a federal election looming next year.

But there was another big story, at least according to the Media Party — that's right, it was about us!

Believe it or not, today the Globe & Mail reported on this earthshaking scandal:

That Hamish Marshall (who helped me start The Rebel Media in 2015, and now works for Andrew Scheer) said hello to Sheila Gunn Reid! Twice!

I'm not joking. The Globe & Mail is Canada's national newspaper of record, and they called this a "top story."

As funny and ridiculous as this "story" is, it indicates a serious problem — and not just with the Media Party's bias and weird priorities.

The Conservatives themselves are indulging in some bizarre "spin" too: I'll tell you what they said about The Rebel after this "news" went viral, and it doesn't give me much confidence in the party's ability to fight to win.

If they think they have to go into damage control after casually greeting former conservative colleagues in public, do you really think they have what it takes to go up against Trudeau and the Liberals?

Except Andrew Scheer’s worst enemy in the 2019 election will not be Justin Trudeau, possibly the laziest man in Canadian politics, whose schtick — the dancing, the selfies, the costumes – is wearing thin on Canadians.

Justin Trudeau is not Scheer’s opponent.

The Media Party is...

NEXT: Sheila Gunn Reid is with me here in Halifax, and we've got her interviews with two convention delegates and grassroots conservatives, Clinton P. Desveaux and Prem Singh. They discuss the divide that sometimes exists between ordinary members and the party establishment.

We'll have more coverage of the convention to come over the weekend.

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commented 2018-08-26 21:20:15 -0400
Liza… hahahahah..
Good… very good..!!
Maybe just shorten it up a little bit to “maximum effect” but I just luv the “sheer incompetence”
commented 2018-08-26 21:04:21 -0400
“Max for maximum effect” or “Scheer incompetence”.
I can’t take credit for either. But there is no contest.
commented 2018-08-26 21:03:21 -0400
Liza… yes.. rotten from the inside beyond the repair of surgery..

Hyacinth.. yes… Watch them listen to them and see exactly how Genuine they appear to be… Remember Trudeau told us exactly what he was going to do up to and including making Canada the first post national country and he’s doing that.. so when Bernier is against what Trudeau is for that must say a lot..!!! That was good advice you gave Ted… You are a better politician than me.. I was beginning to get impatient.. lol
commented 2018-08-26 20:57:14 -0400
There will be no revolt within the party, if that were going to happen it would have already. Those mps are all in for Scheer at this point. The public, not so much.
commented 2018-08-26 20:55:25 -0400
Ted, my suggestion is to sit back and wait a couple of weeks, see what happens, Bernier just hit the ground, give him some time to get up and running. Meantime I suggest if you want a clearer snapshot do searches and view all the videos you can on both Bernier and Scheer, watch them closely, body language tells a lot, and listen closely.
commented 2018-08-26 20:54:29 -0400
“I still don’t think forming a new conservative party is a good idea (better to instigate a revolt in the CPC and get a new and better leader for it, and keep the conservative vote united)”

But Ted, if the party is controlled from outside, what is the point.
No one owns Bernier.
commented 2018-08-26 20:53:05 -0400
The children are waiting trolls !
commented 2018-08-26 20:51:12 -0400
Ron.. you i believe…!!
You are a conservative and a humanitarian.. well done.!!
The monkey troll on the other hand has done nothing in his life that has benefitted anything beyond himself but he could never see it that way because he thinks him posting on this site is a benefit for all of us to learn from his “PHD
Once again Ron… Well done .!!
commented 2018-08-26 20:49:23 -0400
Ted T , Max said that all religions are equal and no special treatment for any of them . To me that sounds like there would be no sharia law as we are all equal and that sounds way better than the crap we have going on now but that’s just my opinion .
commented 2018-08-26 20:42:54 -0400
Makes a person wonder if these people appointed by trudeau are just that dumb or just a crooked as he and the people pulling his strings are. Unfortunately its likely the latter
commented 2018-08-26 20:38:16 -0400

You’re right about Scheer, I don’t trust him any more after his latest snub to The Rebel and his failure to reach out to Bernier to unite the CPC. But to be frank, I don’t trust Bernier either. I see him, as a future PM, appointing the same kind of judges to the SCOC as Harper did, i.e. liberals who will continue to screw over Christians as they have with Trinity Western University, and I have had enough of that. I want a social conservative PM who will restore Canada to religious liberty and abolish the HRC’s that are aligned with those who want to oppress Christians and help them to do it with state power. I[ve had enough of being betrayed as a Canadian Christian, and I don’t expect Bernier to be any different in that regard. Now if someone can convince me that he will respect the rights of Christians and restore our rights and freedoms that have been taken away by the Liberals, I would seriously consider him as a party leader and PM, but until that happens, I’m not with him..
commented 2018-08-26 20:31:08 -0400
How to shut up a troll 101 ! I’m still waiting troll or are you lying about giving $ to the children’s hospital and if that’s the case you are the biggest looser and liar just like your so called leader of the LPC !
commented 2018-08-26 20:24:07 -0400
“(better to instigate a revolt in the CPC and get a new and better leader for it, and keep the conservative vote united).”

Sorry Ted, that won’t work. Watch some old convention clips, you’ll see a member being shut down now and again, apparently no one is allowed opinions that do not toe Scheer’s party line. The party is the Lite version of the Liberal party now, the elitists wanted Scheer, the party is them not us or Canadians. Trudeau does not allow others to think for themselves, they must toe his line, now that is with Scheer too. Scheer keeps proving he is a Lite copy of Trudeau, difference is Trudeau is très arrogant and Scheer has a polite demeanor in comparison. Let’s not forget the burn to The Rebel and its viewers. Should Scheer win Canadians would get more of the same just fewer PM holidays at tax payers’ expense.
commented 2018-08-26 20:23:42 -0400
Flat water , and that’s an actual receipt no BS !
commented 2018-08-26 20:22:00 -0400
Jeremy B , it shows you how corrupt they are by not answering the same question over and over and asking the same question over and over and the cycle repeats until they move onto the next cycle . What a joke ! Just like the troll that hasn’t showed a receipt for his donation to the children’s hospital !
commented 2018-08-26 20:21:31 -0400
The CPC is rotten from the inside… At this point it must die a natural death and be reborn under its own merits and hard work free from the corruption and the rot that plagues it now..
commented 2018-08-26 20:17:31 -0400
Then suffer the consequences Ted… You don’t see the value in what’s happening nor have you given any effort to not engage the monkey trolls… It’s not a one time effort it’s “just don’t do it”
commented 2018-08-26 20:14:56 -0400
Ron… Every time that monkey troll open’s it’s pie hole remind it that it owes contributions… That could possibly be the only humane thing it has ever done was to cough up a little cash for the needy as it said dollar for dollar for a hospital. Maybe it should be for a psych ward donation when the conservative take power back… LOL
commented 2018-08-26 20:13:54 -0400
Sheer is weak and inexperienced. Only got voted as leader to try and drag in centrist liberals. Watching him argue in the house with trudeau and his merry band of morons is painful. He could shove it to them but never gets it across finish line. Pierre polivere on the other hand seems to be dialed right into the games and comes prepared to give them hell. Altho they will never actually answer anything. "Hey climate barbie, what colour is the sky? " Barbie " when the liberal party took over we ran on a platform of environmental resposibility…….blah blah bah" . “but i asked u the colour of the sky?”

And round and round they go
commented 2018-08-26 20:10:15 -0400

“You’ve never tried not engaging them…”

Sure I have, twice in the last two days, and they just run amok here.

“You haven’t tried supporting Bernier…”

Nor will I, unless he turns into a social conservative, which I don’t see happening any time soon. Either Pierre Lemieux or Brad Trost would be a much better leader of a new party. But better still would be to instigate a revolt in the CPC and get one of them elected as leader. We will need all conservatives on board to unseat Traitor Tot Trudeau in 2019. Better think this through well rather than acting in haste and giving Traitor Tot another Canada-destroying term in office. We just can’t go down that awful road. Please.
commented 2018-08-26 20:05:01 -0400
Previous comment was for the trolls now show me your receipts for donating to the children’s hospital . I’m waiting !
commented 2018-08-26 20:02:39 -0400

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commented 2018-08-26 20:01:21 -0400
Ted… A leader can only be as effective as the people that support him and the people that are behind him directly… Should Pierre or Brad or Kelly as well as the other conservative MP’s willing to walk away from liberalism and into aconservative environment once again where they are able to speak freely and say what’s on their mind and support their constituency directly imagine what would be the result… But we have to support this effort and this movement.. Keep in mind that Max is the only one to come out and say what he said about immigration, free-trade, Canadian sovereignty and the abuse that the Liberals are putting our dollar through and many other things that conservatives have been wanting to here for a long time.!! Only max.!!!
commented 2018-08-26 19:52:47 -0400
You’ve never tried not engaging them… You haven’t tried supporting Bernier… There’s lots of stuff that requires your attention away from them.!!
commented 2018-08-26 19:51:55 -0400
I still don’t think forming a new conservative party is a good idea (better to instigate a revolt in the CPC and get a new and better leader for it, and keep the conservative vote united). But if a new conservative party is going to be formed, I don’t think we should assume that Bernier will or should be the leader of it. There are better potential leaders in my opinion, including Brad Trost and Pierre Lemieux, both social conservatives whose stated positions are better aligned with social conservatives than are those of Bernier, who I don’t see as a social conservative. I won’t be signing on to a party that is led by a social liberal, which I believe Bernier is, and I don’t think a lot of other social conservatives will either. So that will greatly limit the support that can be expected if Bernier leads a new conservative party. Something to think about before leaping onto the Bernier bandwagon…
commented 2018-08-26 19:39:33 -0400
Flatwater, I sympathize, believe me, but don’t kid yourself that the little white-hating, Canada-hating, terrorist-loving, racist commie traitor troll or its cohorts are going away any time soon, whether we engage, them, ignore them, or just laugh at them. They are either paid to be here, or just enjoy trashing The Rebel and destroying Canada, or both, so the best thing we can do is tell the truth about them on a regular basis so casual viewers will know what they are about and know they are not to be taken seriously.
commented 2018-08-26 19:32:44 -0400
$250 to the Max and $200 for fo my local conservative food bank . The stupid is strong with trolls ! LMFAO
commented 2018-08-26 19:31:49 -0400
Sorry, I left out ‘terrorist-loving’ in my last comment. I’ll try to remember it next time.

Did anyone here ever see that hilarious movie that came out a few years ago about the (Swedish or Norwegian, I forgot) journalist who gets wind of something strange going on in the north of the country and takes a road trip to cover it, and finds a real troll living there? I recommend it for a great diversion from the little white-hating, Canada-hating, terrorist-loving racist commie traitor troll who plagues this site with his demented ‘comments’ day in and day out. The real thing is much funnier.
commented 2018-08-26 19:29:03 -0400
Ted just don’t feed it… Do not engage it and only speak to it in a third-party context.. have patience you will see results .