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 08:52:54 -0400
Andy: Need me to Gofer anything Justin?
Junior: Thanks Andy you’re doing just great.
commented 2018-08-26 08:39:47 -0400
The supporters of Smilin’ Andy think that he is playing 4D chess. I think he really isn’t all that bright.
commented 2018-08-26 08:32:41 -0400
Hyacinth, thanks for the link. This chap Frank Vaughan is saying exactly what I have been thinking.
commented 2018-08-26 08:06:19 -0400
Regarding the trolls: We do have the flag option. I have been reading their posts for months and have not engaged them. They are not here to debate. They are not here to discuss. They are here to chain spam the forums, frustrate members and create division, just like the way it was (and still is) at the CBC website, which is a hornet’s nest of the worst scumbag trolls in this country. I flagged a lot of trolls there over the years because they were nothing more than nihilistic antagonists. Don’t be afraid to flag them. You’ll feel a whole lot better!
commented 2018-08-26 07:49:05 -0400
It is evident that, during his time a speaker, Smilin’ Andy became a swamp creature ripe for being influenced by the Quebec milk cartel. Funny though, I always thought that gophers preferred to dwell around pastures. He must have mutated during his time in Ottawa.
commented 2018-08-26 07:01:37 -0400
Ron Christensen commented
“Hey Sonny I am curious on where you fall into the spectrum of politics . Are you a communist , socialist , Marxist , Fascist or do you like dictatorships ? "

It is more than obvious from his posts and how he continually attempts to shut down people and the thread through verbal violence (malicious slander/fallacies, personal attacks, the F word used as a verb, an adjective, a noun in his vernacular repertoire). His allegiance is Liberal which is rapidly sliding toward fascism from communism. (Under Pierre Trudeau the Liberal party became the communist party in all but name, under the son it now leans more to fascism under the guise of socialism.) Full authoritarian rule is what Trudeau is striving toward (much like that of the Hitler era) hence the continual projection to vilify all others in effort to shut down all opposition, identical tactics were used by the Nazi party to eradicate their competition and control the population. Yet he has the audacity to claim he is here to “debate”.
commented 2018-08-26 03:35:05 -0400
Scheer has already blown the next election by failing to reconcile with Bernier and thereby causing a conservative split just in time for the runup to the 2019 election. He is either completely incompetent or a Liberal plant. But I lean toward just incompetent because it would be exceedingly difficult to engineer his leadership victory in a field of 14 candidates. In any case, the only way to stop a second Trudeau treachery term is to get Bernier back into the CPC, which won’t happen as long as Scheer is leader, so we’re screwed in 2019. I fear that the cartoon that Liza linked below is essentially the future of Canada now with no way to stop it. Traitor Tot will be in high gear destroying this country for the next five years, unless the CPC can somehow wake up and hold a new leadership contest to get a competent leader in who will reconcile with Bernier and present a united front in 2019.
commented 2018-08-26 03:21:56 -0400
Don’t blame the trolls for the mockery, blame Smilin’ Andy.
commented 2018-08-26 03:17:40 -0400
Smilin’ Andy will have his Patsy Brown moment sooner or later.
commented 2018-08-26 03:14:19 -0400
Ted, sadly Smilin’ Andy has given the far left plenty of ammo to taunt conservatives with. It won’t matter, the conservative base will win out in the end. The pendulum has swung to the far left and is starting to swing back. Smilin’ Andy marks the apex of the Conservative apologists and appeasers. Just remember will have Ford in Ontario and Kenney in Alberta. We can work from there.
commented 2018-08-26 02:52:43 -0400
Good one, Robert. One can only hope that every CPC’er sees that and has an epiphany.

So I leave for a few hours and what do I find when I get back? Traitor Troll running amok. Why hasn’t someone put this little racist white-hater in his place, namely the garbage bin?

On the up side, what a great cartoon, Liza. That should be spread everywhere from now until the next election, so Canadians can get a good ideal of what we can expect going forward if the Liberals aren’t turfed in 2019.
commented 2018-08-26 02:44:21 -0400
Smilin’ Andy on being told that he has divided the Conservative party and failed to exemplify conservative principles.
commented 2018-08-26 02:44:14 -0400
Quit feeding the monkeys
commented 2018-08-26 02:43:53 -0400
Liza said..The UN can punish a country with fines, embargo’s or sanctions, shame them etc. but if a sovereign country pushes back they really can’t make them open their borders.-;-;-;-;-;-;-;;-;,

UN sanctions would be the best thing that could happen to Canada… We are a standalone nation if we wanted to be on everything from manufacturing to food production automobiles forestry and logging with everything in between… We even manufacture firearms and ammunition in Canada… any sanctions against this country and we would become a nation united under one flag as well as a manufacturing powerhouse ..!!
commented 2018-08-26 02:25:35 -0400
Sonny what’s your definition of socialism ?
commented 2018-08-26 02:11:36 -0400
Sonny I live with socialism every day and if you google Venezuela you can answer that question without my help . Socialism is a mild form of Communism with balloons , pixie dust and unicorns until they run out of other peoples money then it’s a slow death for the people under it’s hold ! That’s my definition of a socialist with a Margarat Thatcher quote . And as in many ideologies there are different kinds of socialism such as National Socialism like Hitler and his Nazi party and my family sure taught them some manners ! Lol
commented 2018-08-26 01:52:58 -0400
Liza , that last link sums it up perfectly .
commented 2018-08-26 01:48:20 -0400
Ron, me too.
commented 2018-08-26 01:47:27 -0400
‘These Politicians who fly false flags are not so much Left, Right or Center but NWO spooks.’
commented 2018-08-26 01:46:47 -0400
Oh Sonny those are not buzzwords , my family has dealt with most of those types of people in WW1 , WW2 and the Korean War so I definitely know what they stand for .
commented 2018-08-26 01:40:22 -0400
…but he’s not wrong.
commented 2018-08-26 01:39:48 -0400
These Politicians who fly false flags are not so much Left, Right or Center but NWO spooks. They are helping to tip the scales of old fashioned politics and convert the people into the slaves of Islam and its love affair with death…..Ours.
commented 2018-08-26 01:39:17 -0400
ignore the last part of that vid, he goes a bit off.
commented 2018-08-26 01:37:59 -0400
Re: cpc immigration policy, This was made before Bernier left. This guy really likes Michelle Rempel, but….
first part about what Michelle says about Canada’s obligation
commented 2018-08-26 01:34:44 -0400
Or are you a communist like Justin’s stepdad or are you a dictator/ socialist like his dad Fidel ? Sorry I’m don’t know what a liberal is because it has been all over the spectrum as I have seen all my life . Maybe you like Sharia Law and if you don’t we’ll im sure that you are going to find out real soon .
commented 2018-08-26 01:26:25 -0400
Sonny , I’m confused because if you are liberal as in a Trudeau liberal and he stands for socialism with a hint of being a dictator you have answered my question . Thanks
commented 2018-08-26 01:08:38 -0400
He is supposed to be doing an interview with that Frank Vaughn FVP fellow. That’s what I thought you were talking about Keith. I guess its not up yet.

I remember when Rona was fill in leader, she was going on about having a big tent, and it seems she was one of the ones who really started the ball rolling towards the left. When, Chong, and another,( his name escapes me at the moment) entered the race for leader, I knew the party had been infiltrated. We should have known about Scheer. We should have known that the fact that he never got off the fence, and refused to clarify anything, really meant he was hiding the fact that he really was just a cino. Ezra was right about him from the start. The party should have stayed true to the conservatism it was supposed to represent. All it accomplished was an off liberal lite. All the mps are saying,“well all I can say about Bernier is that I’m disappointed”. Well, we’re disappointed in Scheer.
commented 2018-08-26 00:58:32 -0400
Hey Sonny I am curious on where you fall into the spectrum of politics . Are you a communist , socialist , Marxist , Fascist or do you like dictatorships ?