by Robert Bridge
The many differences between Canada’s trucker protest and the 2020 BLM movement are symptomatic of weak and venal leaders who judge the merit of civil actions not on the issues per se, but rather on the dictates of woke politics.
A strange thing happened on the way to Ottawa, where thousands of long-haul truckers have converged to protest mandatory vaccination measures. The mainstream media, squeaky clean arbiters of news and information that they are, wasted no time portraying the protesters as a motley crew of knuckle-dragging fascists hell-bent on making life for law-abiding citizens as miserable as possible.
“In a scene at odds with Canadians’ reputation for niceness and rule-following, thousands of protesters … descended on the capital over the weekend, deliberately blocking traffic around Parliament Hill,” reported AP, which was just priming its audience for the stock Hitler analogies. “Some urinated and parked on the National War Memorial. One danced on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. A number of them carried signs and flags with swastikas.”