Updated for 5/22/2018
According to a recently released Forum Research Poll Justin Trudeau’s government is on track for a historically embarrassing defeat in October 2019.
The poll found that roughly 46% of voters would cast ballots for Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s party would receive 30% of the electorate, and only 18% of respondents said they would vote for Jagmeet Singh’s NDP.
Only once in our Canadian history has a party replaced a long-standing government with a majority mandate, only to lose power altogether in the succeeding election.
Justin looks likely to repeat that fate.
In the 2015 election, the Conservative Party of Canada ran a contrast ad that stated Justin just wasn’t ready to be prime minister.
Unfortunately for Canadians, it turns out that the Conservative’s ad was dead on point.
Justin wasn’t ready to be prime minister. To be fair, the ad was also correct in pointing out that Justin has nice hair.
The incredible amount of political baggage the Liberal government has accumulated in office is astonishing.
The Trudeau family vacation in India may well be recorded by historians as the tipping point leading to the end of Trudeau’s political career.
For example, Trudeau and his family appeared repeatedly in traditional Indian clothing to the point where it offended his hosts.
Justin embarrassingly did a Bhangra dance which was far beneath the dignity of a visiting head of government.
Trudeau may have also invited Jaspal Atwal, an Indo-Canadian and Liberal Party of Canada activist who had also tried to kill an Indian cabinet minister, to a dinner, while in India.
The word “may” is appropriate because there are conflicting stories about who exactly issued the invite to Atwal.
The Liberal’s attempts to blame the invitation on the Indian government is laughable given Atwal’s criminal record in India.
The terrible India trip was followed by a budget that only serves to alienate half of Canadians.
Trudeau has been unwavering in his goal to be a feminist prime minister.
His flippant comment that he appointed a gender-balanced cabinet because it was 2015 highlights the problem when identity politics are paramount over qualifications. The budget added to his supposed “street credibility” on the feminist front, again to the detriment of men.
After respectfully listening and judging Justin’s actions as a feminist prime minister Canadian men have finally had enough.
Shortly after Trudeau was elected 44% of men indicated they would vote for him.
That is a reasonable level of support for a newly elected prime minister with a majority government and indicates that Canadian men were willing to give a feminist prime minister a chance.
After 30 months of childish government driven by identity politics, that level of support has shrunk to below 30 percent.
The Path To Another Liberal Government Will Be Difficult
There appears to be no positive way forward for Trudeau as his record of accomplishments to date are fairly horrible.
He has been a disaster on the fiscal front, as he has no plans to balance our rapidly expanding deficit or to build TransMountain, and is losing support on the cultural side due to his use of identity politics.
The only path forward for Liberals, therefore, appears to be the failed strategy of Hillary Clinton in 2016, i.e. drive your opponent’s negatives so high that you win by default to win back his rapidly vanishing base of supporters.
Do you think that will work? Let us know below!