The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Chris Talgo, and AnneMarie Schieber present episode 333 of the In The Tank Podcast. On this episode, the ITT crew talks about the anti-vaccine-mandate protests that have been going on in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s crackdown on said protests, the “weaponization” of “freedom,” and much more.

 

 

TRUDEAU’S TRUCKER TROUBLES

 

NYT – Canada Protests: Ottawa Police Chief Resigns After Trudeau Declares National Emergency to End Protests

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/02/15/world/canada-protests-news

 

The Federalist – Trudeau Does Not Want To End The Protests Peacefully. He Wants Violence

https://thefederalist.com/2022/02/17/trudeau-does-not-want-to-end-the-protests-peacefully-he-wants-violence/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=trudeau-does-not-want-to-end-the-protests-peacefully-he-wants-violence

 

Transom – Justin Trudeau Brings Breck Girl Authoritarianism To America’s Hat

https://thetransom.substack.com/p/justin-trudeau-brings-breck-girl?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoyNjI4ODk4MSwicG9zdF9pZCI6NDg4MDY4ODUsIl8iOiJKbisrWSIsImlhdCI6MTY0NTAyNzIwNywiZXhwIjoxNjQ1MDMwODA3LCJpc3MiOiJwdWItNTAwNDkyIiwic3ViIjoicG9zdC1yZWFjdGlvbiJ9.HXsuQXe3TREy-CPrQYlNtELNeV_Q2c3KzrbvPQsncX4&r=fngph

 

CBC – Why the word ‘freedom’ is such a useful rallying cry for protesters

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/checkup/what-s-your-reaction-to-the-ottawa-standoff-and-the-border-blockades-1.6349636/why-the-word-freedom-is-such-a-useful-rallying-cry-for-protesters-1.6349865

 

The Global and Mail – How truck convoy supporters like Pierre Poilievre have weaponized ‘freedom’

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-alt-right-has-weaponized-freedom-to-undermine-democracy/

 

National Review – The Ugly Vilification of ‘Freedom’

https://www.nationalreview.com/2022/02/the-ugly-vilification-of-freedom/

 

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