If we end up with an NDP government in Ontario, a real possibility that grows by the day, we could have some real crazy MPs in government or cabinet. From those that endorse the Leap Manifesto to those that think Remembrance Day is awful to an erotica poet who also appears to be a 9-11 truther, Horwath has them all.
Every party is going to end up with some less than stellar candidates.
I’ve been covering elections across Canada since 2000, I’ve never seen a campaign that didn’t have some doozies. This time though the media has been focused on the Progressive Conservatives, thinking they were the front runner. Well that and most journalists are naturally pre-disposed to hate conservatives of any kind.
But now we have the NDP creeping up in the polls and potentially winning the June 7th vote. Isn’t it time for some scrutiny?
Blaming the US government for 9/11.
I wrote about Dwayne Morgan, the NDP candidate in Scarborough North, last week, not because I was opposed to his erotica poetry but because it is so strange to see politicians speak like that. Well not only is Morgan an erotic poet, he is also a 9-11 conspiracy theorist and also pushes comments some might find homophobic.
Morgan has deleted some of his tweets about the September 11 attacks that killed almost 3,00 people including 24 Canadians but not all of them.
This tweet from September 11, 2010 shows him implying the US government was behind the attack. In case Morgan deletes this tweet as well I have screen grabbed it and will replace it.
@bishopcomedy well, I think it had a lot more to do with the US government and less to do with Muslims
— Dwayne Morgan (@dwayne_morgan) September 11, 2010
What does it take to believe, 9 years after the horrific 9-11 attacks, that the US government was responsible? What kind of mind thinks a democratic government, an ally, would kill its own people like this?
Apparently NDP candidate Dwayne Morgan can tell you.
Fight against Christmas and Remembrance Day.
Then there is the candidate that wants nothing to do with war other than a war on Christmas.
Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington wrote about Laura Kaminker, the NDP candidate for Mississauga Centre, late last week. Kaminker hates Remembrance Day and thinks the only war worth fighting is the war on Christmas.
In a 2014 blog post Kaminker wrote that she wears her “peace button” during November while waiting, “for the collective brainwashing to blow over.”
“When our masters give the signal, everyone can take off the fake poppy — made with prison labour — and create a bit more landfill. And another annual ritual of war glorification comes to a close.”
As the Toronto Star later reported, Kaminker said that the only war she would want to sign up for would be the war on Christmas.
This is not your father’s NDP folks.
Leaping towards Ottawa Centre.
Then let me introduce you to Joel Harden, NDP candidate for Ottawa Centre and endorser of the Leap Manifesto.
Harden has the Leap organization in his Twitter bio. He boasts on his campaign bio about campaigning against the Energy East pipeline. That is the pipeline that could have replaced the Saudi, Nigerian and Algerian oil that sails up the St. Lawrence River to supply Eastern Canada.
People like Harden would rather we import oil from countries with horrible environmental and humanitarian records than use our own oil. Look through his bio, look through the Leap Manifesto, find me the protests of imported oil.
These are just a few of the NDP candidates that people in Ontario need to know about. The New Democrats are surging in the polls, don’t you think people deserve to know
There are surely more NDP candidates out there with questionable views that should be exposed. With the socialist party surging in the polls, perhaps it is time for some scrutiny.