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Should Justin Trudeau resign?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lanokia, Sep 19, 2019.


Should be resign?

  1. Yes

    3 vote(s)
  2. No

    59 vote(s)
  3. Other

    1 vote(s)
  1. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

  2. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    My Mounties tribute. It won't mean much to anybody who has not watched "Due South" on the tele though.
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  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Maybe because those leaders you mentioned haven't painted themselves as being 'moral warriors'. Indeed, they've been painted as immoral [rightly or wrongly] so they are immunised against the need to atone for their wrongs. Trudeau however comes across as hypocritical on this and other issues [there was a MeToo issue involving him too]
    I pity such people.... to have lived lives so bereft of goodness.
    TCSC47 likes this.
  4. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I wonder what has shifted though? When Ralph Northam was found to have worn blackface [at a date further back than 2001] there were folks arguing he should resign on here.

    Or is it because it is Trudeau? And he's a good looking man maybe? Or have we got sick of blackface being used to label folks racist? I might be remembering it wrong but didn't Sarah Silverman recently reject criticism of her for employing it in her act?
  5. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

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  6. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Was it the birds or the President under the napkin?
  7. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    I've got half a dozen Canadian hockey jerseys, I'll lend you one
    burajda likes this.
  8. schoolsout4summer

    schoolsout4summer Star commenter

    Like I said - taking a leaf out of our Dear Leader's playbook.
    Nothing wrong with being ill informed, getting it wrong, making stupid mistakes or lying.
    Get with the times.
  9. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Both. Here is the apparently proper (if illegal) way of eating the poor little songbird:

  10. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    When I saw the picture I imagined he'd gone to the party dressed as a coal miner in masonic regalia. Isn't it strange how others conclude differently.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2019
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  11. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    Trudeau has form. He was blacking up at school.
  12. chelsea2

    chelsea2 Star commenter

    Well, the poll is pretty much unaninmous - must be the first time all posters are in agreement. :eek:
    lanokia likes this.
  13. --Badger--

    --Badger-- Occasional commenter

    Why is it being described as 'brownface'? Whenever anyone does this it is usually called blackface even if the perp looks brown. I don't think Trudeau should resign but you can see the media/press trying to diminish what he did.
  14. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    If the Elephant Man was still alive he'd be triggered by that image - have you no sensitivity?

    Maybe it's a generational thing but I find all blackface people look the same to me. :)

    Coming here stealing our sparkly top hats, chasing white women around 1960s TV studios..
  15. alex_teccy

    alex_teccy Star commenter

    Plot twist: 8B3ABA30-A322-4F9E-B24A-E4008634E841.jpeg
  16. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I believe it's because the party he was attending was an 'Arabian Nights' themed one... and so his tanning efforts were to mimic the skin tone of a Middle East resident...

    In the racial categorisation Black = African or of African descent, Brown = anyone not white who isn't from Africa [except Oriental Asians who are a bit problematic].

    Hence 'Brownface'
  17. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Come on... we know the script...

    *check hierarchy of social justice* That isn't valid because white people aren't an oppressed group! OMG you utter bigot.
    alex_teccy likes this.
  18. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    You jinked it... soon after you posted one contrarian voted yes!
    chelsea2 likes this.
  19. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    It was a fancy dress parry F F S.
    How ridiculously sensitive some folk are..................the world is full of snowflakes of all 100 genders (according to BBC).
    The world has gone completely mad!
    caress, TCSC47, alex_teccy and 4 others like this.
  20. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    C'est moi. There's plenty he should resign for, not just this.
    lanokia likes this.

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