Out-of-touch elitism turns off Canadians

The author’s hatred for Justin Trudeau came through loud and clear as it didn’t even fit the context of his letter about globalization

To the Editor,

Re: Globalists are in denial after Brexit vote, Letters, July 26.

Is it at all possible that the writer is the one in denial?

If I recall correctly, he didn’t recognize that the 0-for-9 record the Harper Tories ran up at the Supreme Court was one of the many reasons those obviously out-of-touch elitists got punted. They pursued a course of anti-Canadian values and either didn’t know or didn’t care.

I do agree, however, with the statement, “the distrust and contempt of ordinary Americans for the political establishment has never been greater.” For years I was one of the ones warning of the job losses and balance of trade deficits ‘free trade’ brought. Now, even Trump doesn’t accept an $800-billion annual trade deficit.

Use of the term ‘low-information voter’ is entirely valid as we no longer will accept ‘business as usual,’ heavy emphasis on business. Harper and the Alberta Conservatives are both gone.

That is why the B.C. Liberals are so scared of the the next election; they not only flip-flopped on the foreign buyer real estate tax, they rushed it in.

Grant MaxwellNanaimo

 

To the Editor,

Re: Globalists are in denial after Brexit vote, Letters, July 26.

The author’s hatred for Justin Trudeau came through loud and clear as his blurb on Trudeau didn’t even fit the context of his letter about globalization, Brexit and Trump. Only in his delusional world can he declare 20-30 per cent of the population as the “silent majority.”

Hatred blinds and foments delusional conclusions such as the author professes.

R.G. BurnettNanaimo