01 April 2011

That evil, controlling Stephen Harp...

...wait a minute...
another bloc-head

A Bloc Québécois MP running for re-election in northern Quebec apologized Friday for "suggesting" an opponent can’t win because he’s aboriginal.

“Certain voters will not choose the New Democratic Party now that they’re running an aboriginal candidate,” Bloc MP Yvon Lévesque told the news website, Rue Frontenac.
Note, if you will... the delicate use of the word "misstep". And, of course... this is only a "suggestion"... not anything of actual import.

Now try imagine how this incident would have been reported... had a Conservative MP been involved.

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RELATED: Bias? What media bias?

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LAST WORD: Insert Gallic shrug here


6 comments:

jwkozak91 said...

Echoes of the dark underbelly of the separatist movement - the "pure-laine" school of thought - as ridiculed by the late great Mordechai Richler.

Neo Conservative said...

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what really gets my unicorn is how the globe and their ilk will continually softpedal these types of incidents when the opposition are the culprits.

imagine the coverage had this been someone like maxim bernier... or any other conservative for that matter.

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fernstalbert said...

If I remember my history correctly, the Native North Americans were critical to the survival of Europeans when they arrived on the shores of Canada. Calling this BLOC "head" a knuckle dragging lefty would be most appropriate. Cheers.

Neo Conservative said...

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"fernstalbert says... critical to the survival of Europeans when they arrived on the shores of Canada"

not to forget the substantial contributions & sacrifices aboriginal peoples made during the war of 1812.

things have degenerated so badly since that time... we tend to forget there once were bright, shining moments in our shared history.

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jwkozak91 said...

Yes "Fern St. Albert". If the natives of Quebec hadn't shown Samuel de Champlain's men how to boil maple sap to cure scurvy, "New France" would never have gotten off the ground.

Not only that, there's also been centuries of intermarriage between the aboriginals and les Quebecois.

Frances said...

All that being said, the comment only shows that M Levesque is aware of racist tendencies latent in the Quebecois, not that he himself is racist. And, as has been said, a lot of 'pure-laine' Quebecois have aboriginal ancestry themselves. Some have quite a high percentage.