Liberals are worried as it becomes clear that a majority of Canadians disagree with Trudeau making Omar Khadr a multi-millionaire but now they’re getting nervous that Americans might not like this deal either.
Their nervousness is apparent as they get on Twitter to chastise Canadians like me and Conservative MPs who dare to talk to Americans about the dirty deal.
They’re even linking this to NAFTA talks and potential job losses for Canadians.
Watch as I show you the desperate behaviour coming from Liberals like Gerry Butts.
He started by complaining about Peter Kent’s piece in the Wall Street Journal and even accused the Conservatives of being hyper-partisan on Canada-US relations and launching an anti-Trudeau campaign in the US.
The most interesting tweet from Gerry came after Michelle Rempel’s appearance on Fox News where he asks if NAFTA came up.
Clearly, they’re worried.
But if the Liberals are now worried that this deal with Khadr could cost jobs, maybe they should have thought of that ahead of time?
So far the official reaction from the Trump administration is muted but that doesn’t mean the reaction from the American people will be muted.
On talk radio, on cable news, this is getting noticed and tweets like this will not help. Country legend Charlie Daniels, who has a sizeable social media following, tweeted:
“Justin Trudeau you've insulted the best friend your nation will ever have”
Amen to that Charlie.
The Liberals are in damage control as they realize this is going to hurt them and not just with voters in Canada but also quite likely with our ally, our friend, our neighbour, the one we are about to renegotiate that trade deal with.