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Conservative Values

What were the Liberals doing approving the nomination of Nour El Kadri?

When Liberal leader Justin Trudeau promised "open nominations" for local riding candidacies two years ago, he couldn't possibly have foreseen what was coming, so let's be fair. But let's be honest. Trudeau's idealistic open-door policy has bogged down in an embarrassing quagmire of lawsuits, accusations of back-alley shenanigans to benefit Trudeau's favourites and miraculous last-minute spikes in constituency membership rolls.

Still, nothing yet quite matches the conundrum the Liberal Party's "green light committee" had to grapple with late into the night this week. It had turned out that an approved contestant for the Liberal nomination in the newly created Ottawa riding of Nepean appeared to be harbouring a rather too opaque relationship with another party, one that sports its very own stylized swastika, sings an anthem to the tune of Deutschland, Deutschland Uber Alles and lavishly indulges a habit of suicide-bombing and assassination.

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