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(LifeSiteNews) – The same Liberal politician who froze the bank accounts of Freedom Convoy supporters is now saying she supports “free people fighting for their democracy” in Ukraine.

Before I continue, nothing of what I say is meant to equate the struggle of Canadians fighting against vaccine mandates to the plight of Ukrainians now facing military activity in their neighborhoods. Nonetheless, freedom and democracy are principles that we are supposed to cherish in the West, and any arbitrary attack on sacrosanct societal foundations is ghastly, no matter the severity.

Thus, the hypocrisy of a Canada’s Deputy Prime Minster, Chrystia Freeland, prattling on about freedom just days after she did all she could to crush liberty in her own country is striking to say the least.

As a politician, Freeland is morally reprehensible – there is a reason why a man such as Justin Trudeau has chosen to rub shoulders with her.

Tone deaf

In her speech yesterday, she not only offered the expected virtue signaling talking points, but she put forth her best attempt to deliver some sort of historical speech about freedom and the triumph of the human spirit.

The speech was mind-numbingly boring, as is almost everything uttered from the mouth of Canadian Liberal hacks these days.

Sometimes I cannot tell if politicians are stupid or evil – perhaps a bit of both. But the beginning of her speech was something to behold.

She began with a quote from Martin Luther King. Now, before we consider what she said, let us consider who Martin Luther King was.

Regardless of the personal failings that King had – he had many (don’t we all) – he was a non-violent activist par excellence. His political activity consisted of gathering in large groups and giving magnificent speeches to groups of non-violent and peaceful protesters. For his efforts, he and his comrades faced considerable violence, and he was eventually assassinated.

What was King fighting against? Segregation. You know … when one portion of the population is stripped of basic rights and can’t access the same things as other freer citizens, due to arbitrary characteristics that have been defined by the government.

Freeland and her Liberal cronies were so agitated by a peaceful freedom movement of Canadians fighting for the rights of those who had been segregated from participation in society and from having basic rights such as employment, that they invoked emergency powers, froze accounts, and had innocent people trampled by horses.

In the Martin Luther King drama, Freeland would have been the villain.

Tyranny is freedom

She continued by saying that there are “moments in history when the great struggle between freedom and tyranny comes down to one fight in one place, which is waged for all of humanity.”

Now, I must say, her speech writer is subpar at best. It does not take much of a literary brain to see through the drab banality of such pandering.

At any rate, Freeland believes that what is happening in Ukraine is tantamount to a war waged for the soul of liberty for all mankind. Even if that were true, how does one give her best impression of Reagan bellowing “tear down that wall,” just days after embarrassing Canada’s legacy the way she has?

Gettyburg or Gettysburg?

Continuing with a speech fitting of a high school freshman vying for a place on student council, she went on to talk about 1863.

Freeland has been known to act a little squirrelly when addressing the international media, and this time was know different.

“In 1863, that place was Gettyburg … Gettysburg,” she stammered.

She referred to Abraham Lincoln’s historic speech at Gettysburg during the Civil War era in the U.S. He finished that harrowing call to heroism with the following: “[T]his nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

“A new birth of freedom … for the people” That sounds not dissimilar to what the Canadian patriots she hates so much have been fighting for. Alas, perhaps in her mind, freedom is only for the people of Gettyburg.

Historically ignorant

You would think that someone posing to be a leader of a nation would appeal to her own history when trying to rally the troops. Canada has participated in her fair share of battles for rights and freedoms, both at home and abroad.

Our soldiers liberated Cortona, Italy, for example during World War II, in what was a military operation of D-Day proportions. It would have been so simple for Freeland – a name whose irony is not lost on me – to mention the Canadian triumph over Nazi and Fascist military powers.

Although, considering she governs like a Second World War villain, it isn’t surprising that she does exalt the history of her ancestors who fought valiantly against those villains.

Extreme cringe

There was a moment in the speech when Freeland said, “I boy my head in solemn respect to Ukraine and to all Ukrainians.” She then proceeded to bow her head for two insufferable seconds.

These sorts of gestures are cute when elementary school students do their best Civil Rights Movement re-enactments during Black History Month, but a grown woman acting in such a manner is – well – a bit cringe.

Freedom-loving tyrant

Not content with gaslighting her own people by pretending she cares about liberty and democracy, the Tiny Tyrant called out Putin – with an admittedly good Russian accent – for “terroriz[ing]” his own citizens and for imposing “tyranny” on his “freedom loving neighbors.”

Again, let’s take a look at Freeland et al.’s freedom loving tyranny.

Nothing says “I stand with freedom loving people” like a regime who sics Clydesdales on helpless Indigenous grandmas.

Maybe Freeland does love freedom, just in other places.

She hates the truckers as much as Putin

You cannot teach an old dog new tricks, so Freeland is going after bank accounts again. She announced that the Bank of Canada will do no dealings with the central bank of Russia.

This is how she treats people she hates, like she treated the truckers who she also cut off from freely accessing Canadian banking systems.

Dictatorial psychological projection

Freeland finished her forgettable diatribe by offering a masterclass in psychological projection. After telling Putin and his regime that “we warned you” in a triumphal manner, the woman who can barely see over the podium went on to explain just how bad dictators are as opposed to democratic heroes like her.

“We [democracies] can seem to them to be weak and divided compared to the servile conformity that they impose on their societies at the barrel of a gun … ”

Now, you may be thinking that she is out of her mind, and you may be right. Apparently, Canada under the Liberals is a unified society that is strong and is a society where people are not in a servile posture with the government. If you exclude basically everything the Liberal government does, then that would be true, but that would also be an alternate universe.

Not only has her government championed the crushing of peaceful protests with the “barrel of a gun,” but they have forced the populous to conform to their servile mandates to do basic things like get on a train to visit a loved one.

In addition, she has the audacity to suggest that she is any different than Putin or any tyrant while her very government takes another crack at passing a Bill that would censor “online hate.”

Considering how much Freeland and her cronies hate freedom and democracy, we can be sure that their laws would find liberty-loving Canadians to be of the most hateful sort.

As far as dictators are concerned– it takes one to know one.

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Kennedy Hall is an Ontario based journalist for LifeSiteNews. He is married with children and has a deep love for literature and political philosophy. He is the author of Terror of Demons: Reclaiming Traditional Catholic Masculinity, a non-fiction released by TAN books, and Lockdown with the Devil, a fiction released by Our Lady of Victory Press. He writes frequently for Crisis Magazine, Catholic Family News, and is on the editorial board at OnePeterFive.

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