Hilarious column by Wells. I've always felt the best way to combat right-wing buffonery is with biting satire. I also like to throw in a dollop of sarcasm from time to time, but that's just me.
I'd just like to caution Ezra Levant though: Evra, this is satire, not investigative journalism, so don't get your knickers in a twist. You see, there was this movie called The Manchurian Candidate. I think they remade it recently with Denzel, but see the original. (H/T Miranda.)
Interior. Stornaway, the residence of Canada's leader of the Opposition. Packing crates are everywhere; men in overalls carry boxes back and forth. Stéphane Dion enters, leading his dog Kyoto.
Dion: Well, here we are, almost moved in after only a few weeks as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada!
There is a knock at the door.
Dion: Who could that be?
Dion opens the door. The French Ambassador enters, a menacing figure in a black cape, who bears an odd resemblance to Angela Lansbury.
French Ambassador: Would you like to play zee cards, Monsieur Dion?
French Ambassador begins shuffling a deck of cards. He pulls out one in particular: the red queen. Dion is instantly hypnotized.
French Ambassador: Ah, I see your training still work! You are starting to rememb-air zee mission, aren't you?
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