“Us vs them” politics is an inevitable as the next sunrise - Loonie Politics

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Canada’s federal government recently received the dumbest communications advice ever offered in the entire history of the universe.

Ok, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration – but my point about the dumbness of the advice still stands.

Let me fill you in on the background.

What happened was, a deputy ministry task force on “diversity and inclusiveness” (isn’t that the most Liberal-sounding task force ever!?) brought in a guy named Tim Dixon, who heads up a British think tank, to advise it on how the government could guard against a possible rise of populism in Canada.

Now, I won’t discuss the rightness or wrongness here of the government using tax dollars to hire an expert to teach supposedly non-partisan bureaucrats on how they should counter a totally legal and legitimate political movement.

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