Peter Baklinski

Opinion

Trudeau’s ‘admiration’ of China’s brutal ‘dictatorship’ learned on the knees of his father

Peter Baklinski
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TORONTO, November 15, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau stated his “admiration” for China’s “dictatorship” last week at a “ladies-night” criticized across the political spectrum for its sexist and patronizing undertones, many thought he was joking or that he uttered a most unfortunate gaffe. But one has only to turn to Trudeau’s father, Pierre, to realize that Justin spoke in earnest, proving that the apple does not fall far from the tree.

“There is a level of admiration I actually have for China, because their basic dictatorship is allowing them to actually turn their economy around on a dime and say we need to go green, we need to start, you know, investing in solar,” Trudeau stated when asked which nation’s administration he most admired.

Pierre Trudeau had also gave his approbation to the major totalitarian political systems of his day, during his political career as Prime Minister of Canada beginning in 1968.

The elder Trudeau visited Moscow a few times, reporting favorably on that nation's totalitarian regime. He also frequently expressed enthusiasm for Mao Tse-Tung’s Communist Chinese regime, ignoring the tens of millions of lives snuffed out in what experts now call the greatest mass murderer in world history.

He greatly admired Cuba’s Marxist despot Fidel Castro, publicly hugging him during a 1976 trip to Cuba. Trudeau’s shout of “Vive Castro!” at a large public event during the trip was broadcast around the world.

Pierre Trudeau “seemed to have the mind of a dictator, not a democrat,” wrote Link Byfield in a 2000 Globe and Mail piece following Trudeau’s death. “He was fascinated by the cold-blooded determination of the Chinese Communists. He was once overheard by reporters remarking to Fidel Castro how much quicker and easier it would be to run things the Cuban way.”

Critics hold Pierre Trudeau, with his authoritarian method of governing, responsible for imposing abortion on the Canadian public in 1969 via his infamous Omnibus Bill.

Justin Trudeau, like his father, is a Catholic who unapologetically supports abortion. Last year Justin Trudeau told Radio-Canada he would rather Quebec separate from the federation than see Canada become a country “going against abortion.”

Justin Trudeau’s last week’s praise for a dictatorship with the most dismal track record on women’s issues to a group of women redefines irony.

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China’s one-child population control policy is responsible for the execution of over 336 million unborn children through forced abortion. Activist Reggie Littlejohn has exposed the more than three decades policy for its aggressive brutalization of women, for creating severe gender ratio through gendercide, and for fueling massive human trafficking.

The irony was not lost on Sun News’ Emily Thomson, who was present at the event.

“Here [Justin Trudeau] is at an event [where he is] supposed to address women’s issues, and of all the administrations in the entire world he chooses the one that systematically limits women’s reproductive rights by telling them how many children they can have, which has resulted in however many millions of [children] lost – systemically aborted,” she said during a SunNews Prime Time show.

Thomson said that the irony was lost on every other woman present in the room.

“They were laughing, giggling, and cheering,” she said, when he spoke of his admiration for the dictatorship.

John Pacheco of Socon or Bust believes that Trudeau’s China comments reveal a “screaming power trip.”

“He admires the Communist thugs because they can do whatever they want and remain unchallenged by trifles like democracy and human rights,” he said.

Pacheco called Justin Trudeau a “dangerous man.”

“This is the mindset of a man who wants to run Canada,” he said.

Jim Hughes, National President of Campaign Life Coalition, told LifeSiteNews.com that Trudeau’s statement “poses a lot of serious questions.”

“When Justin Trudeau praises China’s government in any way shape or form, knowing full well of the one-child policy in China, which has been the greatest destroyer of human rights probably in the history of man, is this man fit to be leader of our democratic country?”

Pacheco took Hughes’ thought one step further: “Look at his body of work and you see an immature boy who’s so rich that he’s disconnected from reality in many ways. Only a fool would vote for him,” he said. 

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