If you’re wondering about what kind of spin cycle Trudeau [
#TheNewHarper] put the Royals through to smooth over First Nations discontent with the 21st century version of settler imperialism?
Justin Trudeau’s relationship with indigenous people and the politics of William and Kate’s Canadian Royal tour
A cynic might question if the prime minister is using the Royal couple to blunt criticism that the Liberal government’s words on indigenous issues aren’t being matched by its actions.
At the very least, William and Kate’s stopovers will paint a benign image of aboriginal people for the international media covering this Canadian visit.
A picture can tell a thousand words, particularly if it involves a prince or a prime minister wearing a buckskin jacket and a feathered indigenous headdress.
But the reality on the ground is often very different, particularly in Canada where aboriginal people have been subjected to centuries of repression, not to mention cultural genocide.
Clinton breathed a sigh of relief and spun the result: thanks for the “win.”
Source: From Iowa to New Hampshire: Latest Updates on 2016
This was no win. Despite the massive corporate media campaign to ignore Sanders, he did exceptionally well because he resonates with actual people.
Hillary Clinton 49.9
Bernie Sanders 49.6
Martin O’Malley 0.6
If Clinton were to switch back to the Republican Party right now, I’m sure she’d win the White House easily. But being the corporate candidate in a leftward drifting Democratic Party, she has everything to lose.
With Sanders’ lead in NH polling, a win there may cripple the Clinton campaign.
By the way, have you read
Michael Moore’s endorsement of Sanders yet? There’s a great image that explains how Clinton loses, if she does.
And a special note for Canadians…A Sanders presidency is the best hope we have of scuttling the TPP for Canada!
spoke the other day about climate change: “we’re the first generation to feel the impact of climate change; we’re the last generation that can do something about it.”
denies the science.
It’s about that simple.
De-Spinning the Political and Re-Spinning it for Social, Economic and Political Justice