Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau eagerly climbed on the liberal bandwagon to criticize President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration, which has resulted in children being separated from their parents.
A soft-spoken Trudeau assured the press that “this is not the way we do things in Canada.”
“What’s going on in the United States is wrong,” the prime minister said. “I can’t imagine what the families living through this are enduring. Obviously, this is not the way we do things in Canada.”
No. The Canucks use “razor-wire fences” and keep illegal immigrant children under “surveillance by guards.”
— CBC British Columbia (@cbcnewsbc) June 20, 2018
That’s according to the Canadian CBC News, which compared holding centers north of the US border to “medium-security prisons.”
The Canadian holding centres, which are off limits to the public, resemble medium-security prisons. They are surrounded by razor-wire fences and kept under surveillance by guards.
There are three such facilities across Canada, in Vancouver, Toronto, and Laval, Que. In some provinces, asylum seekers are detained in prisons.
A recent McGill University study found that detention can be a “frightening experience” for children, leaving them with “psychiatric and academic difficulties long after detention.”
This bears repeating: “In some provinces, asylum seekers are detained in prisons.”
But then, were would the progressive left be without rank hypocrisy and the given double standard?
Given Trudeau’s comment, one social media user in the US tweeted a tip for illegal immigrants.
“If you are looking to immigrate without doing it lawfully, Canada wants you! Please arrange some transportation AROUND our great country, and straight IN to the warm embrace of Trudeau’s dancing arms. Ignore the socks,” the tweet read.
If you are looking to immigrate without doing it lawfully, Canada wants you! Please arrange some transportation AROUND our great country, and straight IN to the warm embrace of Trudeau's dancing arms. Ignore the socks. https://t.co/2lP0zVafLo
— Tracybeanz (@tracybeanz) June 20, 2018
At a time when border patrol agents in the U.S. are being called Nazis and liberal pundits go on national TV to compare President Trump to Hitler and call detention centers “concentration camps,” social media users had a few observations of their own about Trudeau’s double-speak.
Here’s a sampling of the reactions from Twitter:
— David B. Cohen (@DavidBCohen1) June 20, 2018
So can we expect America’s current level of outrage against Justin Trudeau now? https://t.co/J8aeUlUja8
— Ashe Schow (@AsheSchow) June 20, 2018
So what you're saying is that Canada is worse than the US?
Color me surprised. Where's the outrage here? Calls to remove Pretty Boy Trudeau? https://t.co/vndeacN7j2
— 🧩🎄🎅🏼🤶🏼Rocki Around The Christmas Tree🎄🧩 (@rockiwithani) June 21, 2018
But Justin is woke and says things like people-kind. https://t.co/8NktndyW57
— ALI (@yendysthesage) June 21, 2018
But Justin Trudeau is so hot!!!!!🙄 https://t.co/HcQHgSizOM
— Somi “Lord of the Week” (@somiscellany) June 21, 2018
Justin Trudeau is literally Hitler
That's how this goes, correct? https://t.co/Havnyoi40T
— Ben McDonald (@Bmac0507) June 21, 2018
Justin from Canada is Hitler, too?
— Perellis Maine (@twelvenot12) June 20, 2018
Then Justin Trudeau lied. Sure looks like a prison.
— Glen Woodfin (@GlenWoodfin) June 20, 2018
— EnoughWithTheOutrage (@nathanmills) June 20, 2018
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