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Fri Sep 10, 2021, 03:50 AM

4. Conservative leaders, if not held back by a canadian electorate, would

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love to be libertarians. The libertarian base are reading the same stuff as the right wing nutters in the US. The republicans have tried to build the same wedge issues in Canada as they have built in the USA. Did not work long to win elections. A man in central Ontario assaulted a person in a store who asked him to wear a mask. He left and police were called. They followed him in his car but broke off when it became dangerous because they had his license plate. When they got to his house he came out guns blazing. So the police shot him dead. He had meaning in his life in the end I guess. Some provincial premiers who are conservative are as bad as DeSantis. One tried to be authoritarian and it resulted in them being so unpopular that their support completely tanked and he has not been authoritarian since and stuck close to Trudeau on Covid management and regulations and advice. One premier undid the mandate that people just diagnosed with Covid have to stay home. Or his health authority did. He was on vacation. The outcry was so bad they had to stop it. Both Conservative Premiers are pretending to be nice pussycats so their coldness and extremism doesn't sink the Federal Conservative leader O'Toole. He is pretending to be liberal. Then he gets caught with his fingers crossed behind his back. He could win. He 'seems' normal. The progressives split the vote three or 4 ways. So it is hard for Liberals to win a majority. The point is white men are susceptible to libertarianism if it gives them power and it does in one way or another. The guy running out of his house shooting at police felt the power too. Men who have power, within themselves, not so much libertarian. Maybe centrist or liberal or socialist. And that is the vast majority. Some of the centrists are liking O'Toole. The People's Party of Canada which is full on libertarian is at about 5% and didn't make it into the debates. The Conservatives are at about 33%. Their votes are concentrated in in Alberta and out West so it is hard for them to win. Unless they breakthrough in Quebec and Ontario. Which they would have no chance to do if they ran as the libertarians they want to be. There is an endless pit inside libertarians they need to fill by taking and keeping more for themselves.

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