There are many examples on Twitter of people mocking Stephen Harper’s bizarre claim today that the NDP didn’t support fighting Hitler. “How could they?” sane and educated people would ask incredulously, since the NDP did not exist in its present form until the 1960s (nearly 30 years after the start of WWII, and many years after the death of Hitler).
BC Blue Con blogger Dean was using the hashtag #HarperHistory to criticize the NDP further, demonstrating his severe lack of humour and ability to mock Harper for an outrageous(ly funny) comment. “When the NDP faithful condemn Tommy Douglas for his vile views instead of worshipping at his feet, I’ll join in the mockery” ~Dean S. Apparently it’s more important to notify people that the NDP have actually wanted to give refuge to people escaping from fighting wars, than it is to make light of a bonehead comment from the Prime Minister who seeks to rewrite history.
Maybe he’s more like Wile-E-Coyote than the Road Runner? Never catches up, but essential to the joke. The Harper Conservatives are all Looney Tunes, that’s for sure.
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Here’s part of the reason why:
Mordor is in Hansard:
TGB suggests Kady’s article, which is good.