Rex Murphy: Jagmeet Singh Just Can't Stop Protecting Trudeau (2023)

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All the talk of a public investigation, a distraction from David Johnston's involvement - because that's Johnston's indication down there - is a distraction from the main point.

The point is that Jagmeet Singh has made Justin Trudeau immune from parliamentary oversight and accountability. As Mr. Singh unravels his stated desire for a public investigation into Chinese government interference and his party's vote in the House of Commons - from his unwavering support for the Trudeau government, which opposes both the parliamentary vote and public support for Mr. The political conscience of Mr. Singh.

Singh has the right to refuse to support the government and convince Trudeau of what is needed and what Singh's party voted for. The same, necessary, public inquiry. It's a power he doesn't want to use. How this dance reconciles is not so much a mystery as a clear contradiction.

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If, Mr. Singh, in a matter where the integrity of Canadian elections is threatened by an authoritarian government, you cannot extricate yourself and your party from colluding with Mr. Trudeau, you have waived his right and his ability to be criticized by your party. Likewise, you have granted the right to criticize this preposterous attempt to give David Johnston the authority to decide whether an investigation should be carried out.

There's an old adage about sitting in a pot or getting out of it - which has such sickening implications that I won't bother readers with the details - but you're in the pot, Mr. Singh, and either you have to use it or let someone else use it. relief.

You can't be a Twitter fighter and a full ally in the House of Commons. Do what tickles your mind.

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Does NPR represent electoral justice? The NDP has a higher purpose than maintaining good relations with Mr. Trudeau?

Jagmeet Singh has the most comfortable pillow in Canadian politics. He regrets the government he supports and presents himself as noble in both attitudes. If Mr. Singh wants the NDP to be the silent wing of the Liberal Party, if he wants to reduce the NDP, once the dominant critic of the natural ruling party, to the tail of a personality-driven liberal party, then say yes.


Of course, the greatest responsibility rests with the prime minister. This is a major obstacle to what most Canadians consider necessary, which is a public consultation.

Mr. Singh, however, shields him from any parliamentary repercussions. If the attack on the family of some parliamentarians in China, if the Chinese government's sneaky and sneaky game of interfering with our most basic democratic function cannot dissuade Mr. Singh of this pact, what can?

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Back to the main topic: what is the argumentcontraconducting a public inquiry into Chinese government interference in elections? Really? What's the point of rejecting such a query? What objection can there be to a full and open investigation into whether our elections were rigged and whether some members of the congressman's family in China were pressured by a malevolent foreign force? Give reasons why it shouldn't exist? It's an impossible mission.

The poor "research" of the Emergency Act has taught or should teach all Canadians the futility and ineptitude of Mr. Trudeau of "prominent" Canadians in their own surprising mistakes and excesses. It's very difficult to assign a family friend and former governor general - a position that should be fiercely neutral - to investigate your own misguided beliefs.

Let me finish where I started. David Johnston's involvement in this mess is a side effect. Only two people will bear the brunt of a short circuit in Canadian democracy. He is prime minister. And Jagmeet Singh. Singh is activated. Trudeau Principles.

They made a disastrous pact that sterilizes our parliament, shocks and mocks our responsibility.

It's all very sad.

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