Given the chance to de ine what he as leader won’t allow, Andrew Scheer opts to speak in vagaries.
name names, speci ic types of racism and to stand forcefully against hate. Given the chance to de ine what he as leader won’t allow, Scheer opts to speak in vagaries.
Now, the party has willingly engaged with The Rebel and the hateful sentiments it represents. Scheer, for example, appeared on The Rebel three times during his leadership run and even joked with Goldy that they could go duck-hunting together.
It’s an unfortunate state of a airs for Conservative party members and voters who have real concerns and substantial issues but are stuck parsing whether their representatives are willing to curry favour with racists. Arguably, there are more non-racists than racists yet the party has thus far chosen a losing tactic. Out of a fear of losing voters, they’ve been unwilling to declare what they stand for at a time when Canadians need leaders who stand up to the vicious and vile.