So, Amnesty International is condemning Canada for being soft on the death penalty. I mostly agree with them. The problem isn’t Canada the nation, it’s the conservative government. Canadians are still largely against the death penalty, and support the idea that we should not extradite criminals if they are to face the death penalty, and support the idea that we should request clemency for Canadian citizens facing the death penalty in other nations.
ConservativesReform Party, on the other hand, are a bunch of rednecks
who would love to see it brought back. So, they come up with excuses as to why
they’re backpedaling on forty years of precedent. They sound as lame as the
Republicans do south of us.
It’s really too bad that Dion’s Liberals are too lily-livered to come up with
real positions that the
ConservativesReform Party can’t respond to without
sounding like the rednecks they are. Or that real Progressive
Conservatives can’t stand up and take their party back from Stephen Harper’s