Tory, Tory, Tory!

Conservative MP Garth Turner, who I wrote about back in February, has been suspended from the Conservative caucus for blogging about the party.

When I made the first post about him, I thought to myself, “This is why I love Canada. You can be a Conservative, and that doesn’t mean you have to be a partisan asshole”.

Clearly, the Conservative Party disagrees with me.

11 thoughts on “Tory, Tory, Tory!

  1. My big problem with the whole Neo-Con movement is their “Us vs Them” mentality. Many Republicans are unhappy with their party right now because of this…and the same is happening here in Canada. Both the US and Canadian governmental systems are designed to promote a civil discourse on the issues, and attempt to balance power between different branches so that a fast rising ideology can’t highjack the entire government…but the Bush Jr. crowd have managed to get all branches of the US government under one banner, and that is very scary. Luckily, I don’t think that Canadian branch is going to succeed to the same degree…and may be out of office in less than 6 months.

    Me, I want a Liberal Party, a Conservative Party, an NDP and such as that is the nature of Canada, we don’t need some Neo-Con dweebs trying to polarize our country like they have done in the US!


  2. Agreed, the party of Clark is not the same as the party of Harper. Turner would have been a lot more at home Clark’s “conservatives”.

    As it stands, the rumours are that he might become the first Green Party MP :).

  3. heh, it sorta (okay, really) reminds me of highschool, with all the stupid idiots in those stupid cliques…

    …actually, most political parties remind me of that…hmm… :P

    as for hivemind, well, all i have to say is that harper’s govt better gimme some FINE hunny, if y’knaaamean… ;D

  4. so, uh, like a week ago i e-mailed my friend hannah’s husband to ask him if she already had this certain item i wanted to buy her, but didn’t want to ask her bc it would ruin the surprise.

    this conversation just transpired between me and her on msn:

    Kira-Lynn says:
    Tell landon to write back to me
    haha i’m talking to him right now
    and i told him
    and he said he sent one back right away
    Kira-Lynn says:
    oh no. my stupid email.
    because he is excited about your idea


    so uh, yeah.
    i’m just saying.

    what were you saying? let’s call it even?

    …..i’ll be tiny and over here now.

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