OPINION: Elect a populist and  die

Trump and Bolsonaro

 
457Views 24Comments Posted 30/04/2021

 

By Andrew Mitrovica

Fact 1: A murderous virus has proven that a lot of people die when populist charlatans get elected.

act 2: Scientists have established that the sad sweep of deaths, grief, and despair this contagion has caused should not have happened.

Fact 3: We now know that when a grim, relentless disease meets petty, diseased minds, catastrophe is likely to ensue.

Some of the charlatans’ names are familiar: Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro.

These two preening delinquents masquerading as leaders have visited inconsolable pain, suffering, and loss upon so many families whose names we do not know.

Anyone from anywhere who, for any reason, disputes these facts is guilty of the same ignorance and infuriating obstinance of these two rich, white men whose disdain for the nearly one million people in the United States and Brazil who have succumbed to a mutating virus is as plain as it is grotesque.

Given the sickening measure of Trump and Bolsonaro’s inhumanity and malevolence, I am compelled to ask: “Do these deaths constitute a crime?”

I pose this question not to shock, but to try to understand and frame the scope of the cruel malfeasance and a breathtaking number of deaths these venal, scientifically illiterate frauds are undeniably responsible for.

Trump and Bolsonaro may not have set out to kill for a perverse parochial aim, still, in rejecting, with such cocky craven certainty, the prescient advice of doctors and scientists who briefed this pair of rank populists on what they had to do to prevent a human calamity and when they had to do it, Trump and Bolsonaro consigned hundreds of thousands of their fellow citizens to often agonizing, lonely deaths and then promptly forgot about them.

They achieved this horror by careful design. They dismissed the irrefutable science again and again. They promoted quackery as a cure. They belittled masks and other simple, sensible ways of saving lives. They smeared the white-coat army of physicians and scientists who implored them to heed their prescriptions and warnings.

And when the bitter consequences of their calculated, lethal folly became apparent, Trump and Bolsonaro took refuge in denial and the exculpatory comfort of sycophants who assured them again and again that they were not to blame.

They are to blame. I am sure that, like other rich, white, swaggering braggarts, Trump and Bolsonaro are confident that they will escape any meaningful punishment for the profound, indelible harm they must be remembered for.

There are, of course, lesser-known populist grifters who have established – by way of their serial ineptness and negligence – that they are also dangerously unfit to navigate any country or province through this stubborn, paralyzing crisis.

Almost a year ago i rebuked a bunch of easily impressed progressives for praising Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s handling of the then-nascent COVID-19 epidemic.

In the early days of the pandemic, the premier of Canada’s most populous province did what he ought, at a minimum, to have done – he followed the science.

In return for Ford adhering to this rational bar, a slew of progressives took to print and the airwaves to profess their sudden affection for the older, equally buffoonish brother of Toronto’s late and lamentable mayor, Rob Ford.

I forewarned the smitten that, in due time, Ford – another rich, white man – would return to his lifelong habit of relying on his gut to do much of the thinking and deciding for him. The gains made in battling a fast-spreading, recalcitrant virus would evaporate in the face of Ford’s signature libertarianism that inevitably translates into offering simplistic, visceral solutions to serious, complex problems.

Predictably, Ford has, in recent months, consulted his prominent belly for guidance to try to tame a virus that is overwhelming Ontario with wildfire-like ferocity.

The number of patients in ICU beds and on ventilators has reached pandemic highs. Front-line hospital staff are suffering in ways that only they can understand. Each day, they do the hard, valiant work of trying to save lives while Ford spouts clichés about “heroes”.

Meanwhile, the brief love affair between Ford and his silly, besotted progressive fans has ended, replaced by scorn and disbelief over the premier’s desertion of science and the common good.

Like Trump and Bolsonaro, Ford has built a cozy cocoon of ministers and advisers who are content to go along with the premier’s cockeyed edicts or risk losing his confidence and their valued calling cards.

Last week, a legion of anxious nurses, doctors, and scientists implored Ford to impose a hard lockdown in the province, close all but essential workplaces, get vulnerable people in hotspots vaccinated, and finally provide paid sick leave to poor, blue-collar workers who are disproportionally being infected and dying of COVID-19.

Instead, Ford closed playgrounds and empowered police forces to stop and question people arbitrarily in blatant violation of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

At a news conference to announce his latest round of hesitancy and useless, nonsensical fiats, a pallid-looking Ford did what panicked populists do when they realize their insipid, bumper-sticker bluster no longer convinces: deflect and attack.

Rather than admit to grave mistakes that have triggered the near-collapse of Ontario’s hospitals, the premier insisted he was not at fault.

In Ford’s convenient calculus, the true architect of the province’s implosion is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ottawa’s spotty delivery of vaccines.

(Trudeau shares the rap on this score, but Ontario’s chaotic infrastructure to get vaccines in arms is a confusing, incoherent mess.)

It was a sorry dodge befitting yet another frothing populist who belatedly recognizes that governing is much more difficult than promising voters a buck-a-beer.

While Ford was busy pointing an accusatory finger, the backlash to his display of cheap, self-serving justifications amid a raging endemic was swift and humiliating.

Police across the province announced they would not enforce Ford’s draconian stop-and-question decree. Exhausted doctors said putting police tape around swings and teeter-totters would do nothing to staunch the torrent of grievously sick patients flooding emergency rooms.

Adrift and frantic, Ford instantly tacked and rescinded his idiotic orders and is poised – 12 months too late – to support paid sick leave. With the premier AWOL, local health officials have taken overdue and necessary steps to curb outbreaks in workplaces.

In the bleak age of COVID-19, Trump, Bolsonaro and Ford are proof that describing callow, perfidious rubes as “populists” is a reckless and deadly oxymoron.

 

 



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Brian

KEEP ON YOU TO SAVE YOUR LIFE: By authority of the Nuremberg Code on medical experimentation, I do hereby exercise my right to refuse to submit to or to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. The United States government has prosecuted, convicted, and executed medical doctors who have violated the Nuremberg Code on medical experimentation. Aiders and abettors of Nuremberg Crimes are equally guilty and have also been prosecuted, convicted, and executed. | Spread this to family and Friends!

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Brian

If you ever wondered, if you, your family, or friends, would have complied in 1930's Germany, now you know! Remember the covidSCUM that have spread lies and propaganda so they played their part in these crimes against humanity!

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TEDROS THE PSYCHOPATHIC TERRORIST NON-DOCTOR (NEVER BEFORE IN W.H.O HISTORY HAS A NON MEDICAL DOCTOR LEAD THE WORLD OR LEAD WHO! NEVER! HE HAS ALSO BEEN BROUGHT BEFORE COURT ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES!!!) SAYS VACCINES WILL NOT END THE PANDEMIC https://www.bitchute.com/video/sSGIgWJHzWL7/ WE'RE NEVER GOING BACK TO NORMAL SAYS NAZI PSYCOPATH KLAUS SCHWAB https://www.bitchute.com/video/FKNNbMZi9DfJ/ Listen to what these psychopaths are saying…they are trying to break the back of society and destroy freedom, the family, destroy jobs, businesses and blow up the economy for their dystopian great reset, which is not so great. I know hundreds of people in prison across the world right now personally. They are depressed and desperate they are telling me they are getting fed up with all of this, being imprisoned and really getting angry at their governments! MONOPOLY; AN OVERVIEW OF THE GREAT RESET – FOLLOW THE MONEY https://www.bitchute.com/video/QUrQnCAD2Igd/

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CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY CASE ACCEPTED!!!! HERE IS THE CRIMINAL CASE FILED AGAINST THE DEFENDENTS FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY FILED IN CANADA HIP HIP HOORAY...HIP HIP HOORAY...HIP HIP HOORAY for humanity these evil scum of the world will be facing executions squads across the planet as I have said for over a year now. CovidSCUM have defended and denied these great crimes against humanity and they are just as guilty against humanity. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SNzVTBefeSRrxC-3s3aVEDFbtnskyH8i/view?fbclid=IwAR2D9ei4aUe2icYgsnqyBxYozNxNnAR60p1o2DzXBAZ3ZxitanM0Spdu2WI | To covidSCUM you have spread lies and propaganda you are responsible for these great crimes against humanity happening! Death is coming to all those injected. Some die immediately, some die fast and the rest will die slow and painful death. Realize the PURE EVIL these covidEVIL-FREAKS endorse such as harleyrider, captain, observer, sral, ajd and the rest of this evil group of scum so that you know the evil they represent, support, and align themselves with the 4th Reicht! You are either for humanity at this point or against humanity and these covidSCUM are the enemy of humanity. They have shown this over and over as those that denied the last holocaust. Remember these evil scumbags are the same colluders who supported Nazis...it took evil individuals to spread their lies, deception, fraud and propaganda to allow mass murders and genocide! These guilty extremely evil covidSCUM raise their right hand proudly to salute and support the 4th Reicht obediently! Do not ever forget their collusion in this genocide as they are against humanity, evil and demonic scum of the earth! | Attorney's in Panama are starting to follow these global legal cases and working with foreign prosecutions teams to begin the clean up of the criminals that are involved in these heinous crimes against humanity in Panama.

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This GAVE ME CHILLS UP AND DOWN MY SPINE!!! Israeli People Committee’s Report Find Catastrophic Side Effects Of Pfizer Vaccine To Every System In Human Body The Israeli People Committee (IPC), a civilian body made of leading Israeli health experts, has published its April report into the Pfizer vaccine’s side effects indicating damage to almost every system in the human body. https://greatgameindia.com/israel-report-pfizer-vaccine-side-effects/ | To covidSCUM you have spread lies and propaganda you are responsible for these great crimes against humanity happening! Death is coming to all those injected. Some die immediately, some die fast and the rest will die slow and painful death. Realize the PURE EVIL these covidEVIL-FREAKS endorse such as harleyrider, captain, observer, sral, ajd and the rest of this evil group of scum so that you know the evil they represent, support, and align themselves with the 4th Reicht! You are either for humanity at this point or against humanity and these covidSCUM are the enemy of humanity. They have shown this over and over as those that denied the last holocaust. Remember these evil scumbags are the same colluders who supported Nazis...it took evil individuals to spread their lies, deception, fraud and propaganda to allow mass murders and genocide! These guilty extremely evil covidSCUM raise their right hand proudly to salute and support the 4th Reicht obediently! Do not ever forget their collusion in this genocide as they are against humanity, evil and demonic scum of the earth!

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DOCTOR REFUSES TO ACCEPT VACCINATED PATIENTS https://www.bitchute.com/video/potsfE0oUt2l/

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DR. HAHN: FDA WILL NOT AUTHORIZE OR APPROVE ANY COVID-19 VACCINE https://www.bitchute.com/video/CCJYJmVJT9Sb/ | Those injected should prepare for death, get your affairs' in order and work on your bucket list. Your time is very limited if you make it past the injection, then your next window is 1 to 2 years, if you make it past that point you die by 5 to 10 years per doctors and global scientists. You entered an experiment that even 17,000 of the FDA will not, until it is approved, that is not happening until 2023 to 2024! You put your life on the line from lies, thank those behind these crimes. Take some photos of those you know who injected so you can remember what they once looked like. These injections will not be approved as they are killing and injuring across the planet. Death is coming to all those injected. Some die immediately, some die fast and the rest will die slow and painful death. Realize the PURE EVIL these covidEVIL-FREAKS endorse such as harleyrider, captain, observer, sral, ajd and the rest of this evil group of scum so that you know the evil they represent, support, and align themselves with the 4th Reicht! You are either for humanity at this point or against humanity and these covidSCUM are the enemy of humanity. They have shown this over and over as those that denied the last holocaust. Remember these evil scumbags are the same colluders who supported Nazis...it took evil individuals to spread their lies, deception, fraud and propaganda to allow mass murders and genocide! These guilty extremely evil covidSCUM raise their right hand proudly to salute and support the 4th Reicht obediently! Do not ever forget their collusion in this genocide as they are against humanity, evil and demonic scum of the earth!

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The genocide now happening to Children! 15-Year-Old Boy Dies Of Heart Attack Two Days After Taking Pfizer Vaccine, Had No History Of Allergic Reactions https://nationalfile.com/15-year-old-boy-dies-of-heart-attack-two-days-after-taking-pfizer-vaccine-had-no-history-of-allergic-reactions/

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DEATH BY INJECTION - THE PLAN TO EXTERMINATE THE "USELESS EATERS" EXPOSED https://www.bitchute.com/video/derAPsFsZbY4/ - It sounds about right to me and to think this was planned some 40 years ago, written and now he is part of the WEF.

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Flat Rabbit

Hey Brian are you trying to be an even bigger liar than your orange idol or do you just need constant practice at being an idiot?

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Brian

The experimentally injected are the walking dead and new vectors of death and disease transmission to the healthy per doctors globally. Many are openly calling for the immediate isolation of those experimentally injected due to the dangers the pose to the general population. KEEP AWAY from anybody injected with this bioweapon until we all know more - they are dangerous. Doctors are reporting 2 year olds coming in with black and blue toes as their bodies are full of blood clots BUT they did not get the injection THEIR MOTHER DID! It transmitted to child. Another infant DIED from drinking the mothers milk the SACRED MILK THAT PROVIDES LIFE AND IMMUNITY the CHILD DIED because the sicko mother took the injection and the poison went through breast milk. So I don't care who the hell they are if they injected we stay away, will not socialize and will not invite into home. They are carrying disease and harm...Doctors are calling for them to be isolated...this is a crime scene and its getting worse.

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Brian

Are Governments, Politicians, Police, Health Departments and Media guilty of medical terrorism, economic terrorism, genocide, and crimes against humanity? Why purposely withhold cures that could have saved all those killed? Why use fraudulent PCR tests to terrorize people daily with fake new covid-19 cases that have ZERO symptoms? Why risk killing and injuring people with an untested dangerous experimental injection that doctors are sounding dire warnings about when 99.9X% survived the coronavirus flu? Question everything you know as you open your mind and realize you have been lied to by criminals. It is time for justice and to prosecute these evil terrorists for their crimes against humanity! Download this report now, take action as outlined and join those everywhere seeking justice in this unjust war against humanity. http://www.filedropper.com/investigatecoronavirusterrorism

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Brian

https://vaccineholocaust.org

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Ajd

I apologize profusely for the multiple posts. Slow server really fooled me this morning!!

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Ajd

As a follow up to my last post, just witness the horror underway in India. A country run by another populist, Modi, modelled exactly after the orange dotard. Ineffectual and extremely dangerous "populists" all. You would think that people would one day see them for what they truly are.....selfish, vain and venal men who care only for power and not a wit about the good that they could do with that power.

12 days ago
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Ajd

As a follow up to my last post, just witness the horror underway in India. A country run by another populist, Modi, modelled exactly after the orange dotard. Ineffectual and extremely dangerous "populists" all. You would think that people would one day see them for what they truly are.....selfish, vain and venal men who care only for power and not a wit about the good that they could do with that power.

12 days ago
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Ajd

As a follow up to my last post, just witness the horror underway in India. A country run by another populist, Modi, modelled exactly after the orange dotard. Ineffectual and extremely dangerous "populists" all. You would think that people would one day see them for what they truly are.....selfish, vain and venal men who care only for power and not a wit about the good that they could do with that power.

12 days ago
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Ajd

As a follow up to my last post, just witness the horror underway in India. A country run by another populist, Modi, modelled exactly after the orange dotard. Ineffectual and extremely dangerous "populists" all. You would think that people would one day see them for what they truly are.....selfish, vain and venal men who care only for power and not a wit about the good that they could do with that power.

12 days ago
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Ajd

As a follow up to my last post, just witness the horror underway in India. A country run by another populist, Modi, modelled exactly after the orange dotard. Ineffectual and extremely dangerous "populists" all. You would think that people would one day see them for what they truly are.....selfish, vain and venal men who care only for power and not a wit about the good that they could do with that power.

12 days ago
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Ajd

As a follow up to my last post, just witness the horror underway in India. A country run by another populist, Modi, modelled exactly after the orange dotard. Ineffectual and extremely dangerous "populists" all. You would think that people would one day see them for what they truly are.....selfish, vain and venal men who care only for power and not a wit about the good that they could do with that power.

12 days ago
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Ajd

Trump and his equally idiotic and grossly incompetent copycat in Brazil will both go down in history as mass murderers. While the repubs continue to kowtow to the orange dotard they daily show just how truly ineffectual they are. The dems unfortunately have always sufferred from a "messaging problem". Their message is a very good one for the people, but they get lost in the battle of explaining it to the people. Not all of americans are ignorant low information voters like so many of the trump lemmings. Many just need to be shown the truth; they need to see past the insane fear-mongering of insanity hannity and the bow-tied blowhard on fox "news", and be exposed to a real plan for the future. Not the fallacy of trickle-down economics, laced with more tax cuts for the rich and depthless corruption of the entire court system, SCOTUS especially included. (That court is now a joke!) Biden is trying to explain his plans by touring the country and giving it directly to the people. They must now saturate the airwaves and the internet with the same. The repubs' only counter is to attack Dr. Seuss, fear their threatened white priviledge and rely solely on the inherent insecurity of a race of people so racked with guilt that all they know to do is lash out at those who do not look like themselves. The repubs ALWAYS ruin the economy and the country and the Dems always have to fix it. But the fast diminishing white majority always go racing back to the arms of the "party of Lincoln" because race is ultimately and always of primary importance. The old adage " cut off your nose to spite your face". If Biden does a good enough job over the next year or so, maybe, just maybe, enough americans will wise up to the repub scam artists and give the dems bigger majorities in the House and Senate, thereby consigning the lying ass-kissing repub sycophants to the trash heap of history, together with the bloated orange dotard and his copycat in Brazil. Mass murderers both!!

12 days ago
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Ajd

Trump and his equally idiotic and grossly incompetent copycat in Brazil will both go down in history as mass murderers. While the repubs continue to kowtow to the orange dotard they daily show just how truly ineffectual they are. The dems unfortunately have always sufferred from a "messaging problem". Their message is a very good one for the people, but they get lost in the battle of explaining it to the people. Not all of americans are ignorant low information voters like so many of the trump lemmings. Many just need to be shown the truth; they need to see past the insane fear-mongering of insanity hannity and the bow-tied blowhard on fox "news", and be exposed to a real plan for the future. Not the fallacy of trickle-down economics, laced with more tax cuts for the rich and depthless corruption of the entire court system, SCOTUS especially included. (That court is now a joke!) Biden is trying to explain his plans by touring the country and giving it directly to the people. They must now saturate the airwaves and the internet with the same. The repubs' only counter is to attack Dr. Seuss, fear their threatened white priviledge and rely solely on the inherent insecurity of a race of people so racked with guilt that all they know to do is lash out at those who do not look like themselves. The repubs ALWAYS ruin the economy and the country and the Dems always have to fix it. But the fast diminishing white majority always go racing back to the arms of the "party of Lincoln" because race is ultimately and always of primary importance. The old adage " cut off your nose to spite your face". If Biden does a good enough job over the next year or so, maybe, just maybe, enough americans will wise up to the repub scam artists and give the dems bigger majorities in the House and Senate, thereby consigning the lying ass-kissing repub sycophants to the trash heap of history, together with the bloated orange dotard and his copycat in Brazil. Mass murderers both!!

12 days ago
user
Ajd

Trump and his equally idiotic and grossly incompetent copycat in Brazil will both go down in history as mass murderers. While the repubs continue to kowtow to the orange dotard they daily show just how truly ineffectual they are. The dems unfortunately have always sufferred from a "messaging problem". Their message is a very good one for the people, but they get lost in the battle of explaining it to the people. Not all of americans are ignorant low information voters like so many of the trump lemmings. Many just need to be shown the truth; they need to see past the insane fear-mongering of insanity hannity and the bow-tied blowhard on fox "news", and be exposed to a real plan for the future. Not the fallacy of trickle-down economics, laced with more tax cuts for the rich and depthless corruption of the entire court system, SCOTUS especially included. (That court is now a joke!) Biden is trying to explain his plans by touring the country and giving it directly to the people. They must now saturate the airwaves and the internet with the same. The repubs' only counter is to attack Dr. Seuss, fear their threatened white priviledge and rely solely on the inherent insecurity of a race of people so racked with guilt that all they know to do is lash out at those who do not look like themselves. The repubs ALWAYS ruin the economy and the country and the Dems always have to fix it. But the fast diminishing white majority always go racing back to the arms of the "party of Lincoln" because race is ultimately and always of primary importance. The old adage " cut off your nose to spite your face". If Biden does a good enough job over the next year or so, maybe, just maybe, enough americans will wise up to the repub scam artists and give the dems bigger majorities in the House and Senate, thereby consigning the lying ass-kissing repub sycophants to the trash heap of history, together with the bloated orange dotard and his copycat in Brazil. Mass murderers both!!

12 days ago
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Chele

Andrew, I absolutely agree 100% with every word you have written. It is scandalous and a travesty of justice that both of these morons are not in jail for life at the very least!

12 days ago
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