Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and the Fatal Rebel Connection

As we now know, Hamish Marshall, the Con's new campaign manager who used to work at The Rebel, has been desperately trying to change Andrew Scheer's image.From Dr Schmear and Mr Schmeagol, depending on the phase of the moon, to Mr Nice Guy, or Mr Average Canadian.But it's not easy, and it's not working. Not when ...

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and the Silence of the Rats

Well the rats in our Con media must be feeling really proud of themselves. And so must Andrew Scheer.Proud and relieved.For not only did the media's assault on Bill Morneau facilitate his mugging by special interests. The kind the Cons exist to pleasure.But their chorus of phony outrage also allowed Scheer to sneak Hamish Marshall, a director ...

Montreal Simon: How The Cons Became The Levant Party of Canada

As you know, Andrew Scheer shocked a lot of people the other day, by abruptly ending a newser and running away from reporters.After one of them asked him a question about his campaign manager, Hamish Marshall, and his ties to Ezra Levant's hate mongering Rebel. But while most people assumed that Scheer was just trying to cover up ...

Montreal Simon: The Day Andrew Scheer Ran From The Media

It was one of the most bizarre actions ever by a Canadian political leader, and definitely the most cowardly.Andrew Scheer was at a newser yesterday, trying to criticize AND claim the credit for Justin Trudeau's tax changes. And needless to say was already looking like an idiot.When just about ten minutes into the newser, a reporter asked a question about Scheer's ...

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and The Rebel Ties That Bind

As we all know, Andrew Scheer has vowed not to grant more interviews to Ezra Levant's hate mongering Rebel until it changes its "editorial direction."Whatever that means.But after having spent so much time with the Rebel, and after having one of Levant's flunkies run his Con leadership campaign, severing the ties that bind isn't easy.So ...

Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Afternoon Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Owen Jones points out Portugal’s example as a demonstration that that there is indeed an alternative to austerity – and that it’s better for public finances as well as for social progress: During the years of cuts, charities warned of a “social emergency”. Now the Portuguese government can ...

Montreal Simon: The Wonderful Humiliation of the Bigot Ezra Levant

For days even as his ratty Rebel started to take on water, and half his crew abandoned ship, Ezra Levant insisted that everything was under control.But now that ghastly bigot has finally been forced to confront reality.Now he's finally admitting that The Rebel is in deep trouble.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Never-Ending Shame of Andrew Scheer

It took him days before he summoned up the courage to say anything about the way Ezra Levant's hate mongering Rebel had disgraced itself, and Canada, with its appalling coverage of that white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.You know, the one where the deplorable  bigot Faith Goldy somehow managed to turn an ugly Nazi hootenanny into a bouncy Beach ...

Montreal Simon: The Levant Tapes: Now You Can Be the Judge

It's been two days since a young British videographer, Caolan Robertson, revealed he had secretly recorded a meeting with his former boss Ezra Levant.And made some shocking allegations about the way Levant runs the ratty Rebel, and what he does with all the money he collects.Only to have Levant reply by claiming he had been blackmailed.I told ...

Montreal Simon: Faith Goldy and The Rebel Meltdown

She was Ezra Levant's pet and Andrew Scheer's favourite Rebel journalist talking head. And for good reason.She's a religious fanatic like Scheer, she calls him "our people," she once demanded that the Pope excommunicate Justin Trudeau.And she's called for Christians to mount a new crusade to take back the Middle East from the Muslims.But yesterday ...

Montreal Simon: Breaking: Now Ezra Levant Claims He’s Being Blackmailed!!

Golly, you might think that the ghastly bigot Ezra Levant could not have a worse day. But if you did you'd be wrong.For not only has his filthy Rebel been roundly condemned for promoting white supremacy at that neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville. Not only has a shipping line cancelled his Rebel cruise. Not only have some of his ...

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer’s Cowardly Non Condemnation of Ezra Levant

Earlier today I wrote a post demanding to know why Andrew Scheer was hesitating to condemn the white supremacist views of Ezra Levant's bigot Rebel.After spending so much time riding on that stinking and sinking boat.  Well now it turns out he did say something about it in B.C. last night.And it couldn't be more pathetic.Read ...

Montreal Simon: Why Are The Cons Still Riding On The Sinking Rebel?

For weeks even as his ratty Rebel sank slowly beneath his feet, Ezra Levant  desperately flogged tickets for a Caribbean cruise. No doubt because he really needed the money to pay for all his legal bills. As well as a little sun and fresh air to try to make him forget the sight and the stench, of the ...

Montreal Simon: Is Ezra Levant’s Bigot Rebel Falling Apart?

For years Ezra Levant has been peddling bigotry for fun and profit. And ever since the rise of Donald Trump, his ratty racist rag The Rebel has become more and more extreme. Not just reaching out to the freaks, nasty nerds and neo-nazis of Trump's so-called Alt-Right army. But actually jumping into bed with them.And even worse, if that's possible, ...

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Rebel Media becomes a wedge issue in the United Conservative Party leadership race

This weekend’s violent march of Nazis and white supremacists through the streets of Charlotteville, Virginia made international headlines and also had repercussions for the United Conservative Party leadership race in Alberta. Leadership candidate Doug Schweitzer, a Calgary lawyer who is trying to position himself as a social moderate in the contest, used this weekend’s dark ...

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau, Omar Khadr, and the Monster Stephen Harper

I've been having too much of a good time sailing and fishing in the north of Scotland to keep up with what has been happening in Canada.But everywhere I go, as soon as people find out I'm a Canadian, they can't wait to tell me how much they admire Justin Trudeau.And how they wish he ...

Montreal Simon: Ezra Levant and the Perfect Storm

I'm sure many of you have read the book, or seen the movie Ship of Fools. Well now get ready for Ezra Levant and his Ship of Bigots.Because the Rebel gang is setting sail again. And while the Rebel Commander is probably in desperate need of a sunny vacation. Most of all he needs the money.For he ...

Montreal Simon: Trump Caesar and Ezra Levant’s Rebel Loonies

It's a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar. It's being staged in New York's Central Park.And it's controversial because its Caesar looks a lot like Donald Trump, and his supporters can't stand the sight of their hero being assassinated. And neither it seems can Ezra Levant.Read more »

Montreal Simon: How You Can Help Put The Squeeze On The Rebel

As you know, Ezra Levant likes to call himself a "Rebel Commander" and portray himself and The Rebel as a champions of free speech.Even though The Rebel is just a tacky hate mongering rag, which should have been closed down long ago by the vice squad.And Levant is only in it for the money. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and the Theocon Conspiracy

It was a bizarre sight, and a deeply disturbing one.Andrew Scheer preparing to address his caucus for the first time as leader. Looking like a minister about to deliver a sermon, or lead his Con flock to the Promised Land.But still claiming that he is not a religious fanatic.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and The Rebel Connection

I'm pretty sure that most Canadians know very little about Andrew Scheer, the new leader of the Cons, who likes to call himself "Harper with a smile."They just see a friendly looking man who always has a smile on his face, even when he's talking about the recent death of his mother. Or trying to stick ...

Montreal Simon: Emmanuel Macron and the New French Revolution

It was a beautiful sight. Tens of thousands of people waving red, white, and blue flags,  cheering Emmanuel Macron, France's newest and youngest president, after his victory over the far-right demagogue Marine Le Pen. Emmanuel Macron, a youthful former investment banker, handily won France’s presidential election on Sunday, defeating the staunch nationalist Marine Le Pen after ...

Montreal Simon: The French Hacking Attack and the Rebel Connection

With only 24 hours to go before the French presidential election, and Emmanuel Macron leading Marine Le Pen in the polls, this was hardly surprising. The campaign of the French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was hit on Friday by a large dump of leaked emails and other documents on a file-sharing website.Le Pen's neo-nazis are about ...

Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Fight That Changed Canadian History

It's hard to believe, but it has now been five years since Justin Trudeau stepped into a boxing ring to take on the Con Senator Patrick Brazeau.And although it was only a charity fight, and it lasted less than three rounds.It was the biggest fight of Trudeau's career.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Ezra Levant’s Grotesque International Embarrassment

For years Ezra Levant has disgraced himself, and disgusted decent people all over Canada, with his ugly professional bigotry, and his total lack of class.Or the way he begs for money all the time, like a screaming beggar.But now Levant and his hate mongering rag The Rebel have finally hit rock bottom. Read more »