August 27, 2015

Freeland cries wolf over Oliver's "sexist" luncheon event but the facts aren't on her side

Brian LilleyArchive

Yesterday, Ezra told us about the cancellation of a luncheon event at a men's only club that was to feature Finance Minister Joe Oliver.

Liberal MP Chrystia  Freeland showed up at the men's club with cameras and reporters in tow to make a fuss about the event and show that her party stands up for women, except as often happens with Liberals, it doesn't take much digging to unearth the hypocrisy.

First, while membership in the club is for men only, those men can and do bring guests who are often, women.

Freeland also seems to be unaware that members of her own party (George Smitherman, Rocco Rossi etc.) and even Olivia Chow have all spoken at the club to mixed audiences and indeed while complaining to the manager, an invitation to speak was extended to her.

And lest we forget, this is a woman who was a part of the "Ladies Night" for "Justin Unplugged" which treated Justin like nothing more than a sex object.

This is also a woman who, in expressing her opposition to income splitting during debate in Parliament, revealed that she thinks if we give women choices, they're automatically going to fall into a June and Ward Cleaver lifestyle.

One can be forgiven for asking, who's the sexist Ms Freeland?


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commented 2015-08-30 13:56:16 -0400
Lord she’s such a ditz, anyone notice a little thing called a double standard that Ms Freeland
is employing, perhaps she is hoping no-one will notice…
commented 2015-08-30 13:09:23 -0400
Truly sad Jimmy you believe your drivel.
commented 2015-08-30 13:08:28 -0400
Deflect deflect deflect eh Comrade Jimmy.
commented 2015-08-30 12:33:40 -0400

You are weak minded and a sheep – it doesn’t take much to know what you are thinking.
commented 2015-08-29 23:43:32 -0400
“No – you hope that the polls have no true significance.” Spoken like a true communist. Look comrade, don’t tell people what to think or “clarify” what you think someone should think. It’s leftards like you that make people detest the left. You sir, and I use that term lightly, are a narrow minded pushy bigot, so take a very long walk on a very short pier.
commented 2015-08-29 22:56:16 -0400

No – you hope that the polls have no true significance. Because if Mulcair is the next Prime Minister – we can all say that the polls were right. Just like they were for John Tory when he took down Ford Nation.
commented 2015-08-29 14:46:21 -0400
Polls have no true significance. That’s been proven time and time again in various provinces as well as federally. The only poll that holds significance is actually spelt “pole” and its reference to the North “pole” for Santa (oh sorry there Sparky, Suzuki claims the North Pole is melting and soon all of the reindeer and elves will have to relocate so that pole no longer will hold significance if he is right). You shouldn’t talk about logic there either Sparky, that involves thought process not the leftist propagandist regurgitation.
commented 2015-08-29 14:00:49 -0400

Well if Canadians were so happy with Harper and conservative logic, Harper would be far and away in the polls and there wouldn’t be the HUGE Canadian wide campaign to get rid of Stephen Harper.

Do you understand that logic? Has you accepted the very real possibility that Harper’s political career could be coming to a close?
commented 2015-08-29 10:35:41 -0400
“The entire conservative party in Canada and everyone associated with them is completely useless” There’s Jimmy Da Moron’s opinionated liberal logic, perhaps he’d be much happier in a country such as China, after all isn’t that the country Trudeau admires? I suggest we crowd fund an airline ticket, one way of course, to the farthest communist/dictatorial country of his choice.
commented 2015-08-29 10:11:25 -0400

I don’t care about her that much to read her book. I don’t care to read any politician’s book. Interviews and action taken over all are good enough. I have also liked what she has had to say in debates with Michael Coren.
commented 2015-08-29 09:56:13 -0400

While there is no conservative of any worth in Canada, there are Republicans and Libertarians in America that I do like. The entire conservative party in Canada and everyone associated with them is completely useless. They would be better off if they just shot themselves and the party start over again with all new blood.
commented 2015-08-29 08:52:33 -0400
Drew asks, “can anyone please tell me why the left can be racist and sexist and no one else can be?”

Because it is not racist if they do it, it is “multiculturalism”. It is only racist is a conservative does it. That’s leftie logic, a new form of quantum logic that is based solidly in fluctuating changes of cultural progressivism. Us conservatives and libertarians cannot grasp its’ complexity.
commented 2015-08-29 06:06:54 -0400
Although this link is American, it does explain a lot about the mentality of the left Drew.
Two paragraphs from that link:
“Another hallmark of classical liberalism was its spirit of toleration for divergent beliefs and ideas, and of respect for individual freedom of thought. Yet in modern leftism, we find precisely the opposite: intolerance of opposing viewpoints, and the promotion of group-think. The left interprets as treason any deviation from its own intellectual orthodoxy, if exhibited by a member of a so-called “victim” group who theoretically ought to occupy a place in the phalanx of revolutionary agitators. We see this phenomenon manifested with particular clarity by black leftists who excoriate black conservatives as “race traitors,” “house slaves,” “Oreos,” and “Uncle Toms.”

“Prager adds that the Left sees the world “through the prism of race, gender and class rather than through the moral prism of right and wrong.” “One of the more dangerous features of the Left,” he elaborates, “has been its replacement of moral categories of right and wrong, and good and evil with three other categories: black and white (race), male and female (gender), and rich and poor (class).”"
commented 2015-08-29 01:34:35 -0400
can anyone please tell me why the left can be racist and sexist and no one else can be?
commented 2015-08-29 01:33:45 -0400
AHHH Liberal hypocrisy , they are sure damn good at it.
commented 2015-08-28 20:28:53 -0400
I didn’t ask you if liked any conservative Jimmy. I asked if there was anything in Chritia’s book that you liked.
commented 2015-08-28 19:09:45 -0400
But you see, Jimmy, that is my point.

I do not have any respect at all for the modern Liberal in just the same way as you have no respect for modern day conservatives.

The only Liberals I respect are the Liberals that hold to the original values of the Liberal party, not the new “further left than the NDP” Liberals are not real Liberals at all. Those Liberal might as well call themselves “The New Communist Party of Canada” because their ideology matched Communism the closest.
commented 2015-08-28 18:52:33 -0400

So you picked someone from a 100 years ago and bunch of “liberals” that could be confused as conservatives. It’s no shock that you like Ray Heard, considering he was on Sun News Network all the time – certainly not bashing conservatives.

I am talking modern day Liberals/Democrats that you like – people who are running now. Not fucking Lester Pearson. There is no modern day conservative in Canada that I like, but there are Libertarians and Republicans that I would be fine with.
commented 2015-08-28 18:19:03 -0400
Jimmy said, “Peter, Are there any liberals that you think are great?”

I see that you have no intention of answering my question.

I like Ray Heard, Warren Kinsella, Lester Pearson, Ralph Goodale is adequate, John McCallum is okay when he is not acting like a goof.

So, are you going to answer my question?
commented 2015-08-28 17:04:10 -0400
The club referred to in this piece IS NOT where the Council of Evil Patriarchs convenes to plot the oppression of women….I would know…..that meeting place is in Stepford Connecticut….sheesh….I though EVERYBODY knew that.
commented 2015-08-28 16:19:34 -0400

Not true at all. There are also politicians that Liberals feel are not liberal enough or that are really just conservatives in liberal clothing so to speak.
commented 2015-08-28 16:04:32 -0400
JIMMY DA SILVA in his response to LLFRU reveals the mind of a close-minded leftist ideologue who considers his leftist idols as “great” no matter what and can’t understand and imagine how conservatives could consider criticizing politicians who fall short of conservative principles. Oh the irony!
commented 2015-08-28 16:02:45 -0400

Are there any liberals that you think are great?
commented 2015-08-28 14:44:32 -0400
As offensive as this unprincipled and intellectually challenged, radical feminist, misandrist, cow is, and as much as she needs to be chained to the nearest stove, I doubt her NY Times reporter husband has the cojones to do the right thing. But the really offensive and scary thing is, there are people who support her, who vote for her, and others like her!
commented 2015-08-28 14:32:53 -0400
Jimmy, are there any blue conservatives that you think are great? Not the red conservatives that spout “liberal lite” chatter, but a true blue conservative?
commented 2015-08-28 14:31:24 -0400

I will let you know when there is a great conservative – like there are great liberals and libertarians. Do you actually think Stephen Harper is a great person or any of the dipshits running for the Republican nomination.

You can like them sure or their policies – but I have a feeling that most conservatives are not entirely happy with the politicians that are supposed to represent them. I read a lot of comments from people here saying that they are not really happy with Harper for whatever reason, but they are still voting for him because they can’t allow Liberal or NDP to win. How breathtakingly inspiring Harper must be.
commented 2015-08-28 14:21:52 -0400

Oh the irony – clearly it went over your head as you were typing.
commented 2015-08-28 14:16:55 -0400

Um, because I think Freeland is great generally speaking and that’s what I said.
commented 2015-08-28 14:06:22 -0400
Freeland is a champagne Socialist just like the rest of the opposition and the Socialist Media, which is why the Media will never point out or question the hypocrisy!
commented 2015-08-28 12:25:34 -0400
I also heard in that video clip that the men’s club also has a women’s fitness program as well