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Fri Feb 13, 2015, 09:39 AM

Would-be Canadian, show your face!

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It seems Harper still has some money in the budget to plumb the depths of his misogyny and racism. Taking issue with the Federal court ruling that women can wear a niqab when taking the oath of citizenship, Harper has said he will appeal. After all, as he sees it, "any violation of a charter right would be 'trivial' because the oath takes less than a minute to recite."

Trivial? I'm pretty sure the women to which this applies do not consider this a trivial matter. And I doubt Harper believes his own words, anyway.

Even more bizarrely -- and in a shameless display of irony -- Harper further justifies his opposition to this ruling by stating, "This is a society that is transparent, open and where people are equal."

And he said it with a straight face.


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polly7 Feb 2015 #1

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Fri Feb 13, 2015, 09:59 AM

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"I believe, and I think most Canadians believe, that it is offensive that someone would hide their identify at the very moment where they are committing to join the Canadian family," - Harper.

He speaks for himself and his con supporters only. "Most Canadians" are 100 X more tolerant than this misogynist, racist *. Yes, it is hard to believe he said what you quoted with a straight face, but then most narcissists do believe they're making sense.


Don't ever forget his most famous words: You wont recognize Canada when Im through with it. Hopefully this long nightmare will end soon and we'll recognize Canada the way we're proud to again.

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