IT’S WORTH LISTENING TO THE PM
When I first read of Justin Trudeau correcting a person who used the word mankind with “we like to say peoplekind,” I wondered who died and left him as the guardian of the English language. Then it dawned on me that we should be listening to him because he has taught us so much. From Trudeau we know that China has the type of government that we should admire and that budgets balance themselves. He taught us to take on bullies like those arrogant veterans who want too much while he takes care of the downtrodden as he did with the mistreated convicted terrorist. I also learned that returning ISIS fighters are misunderstood just like my immigrant Italian grandparents were 100 years ago. My grandparents went on the raise a family and built a successful business just as I am sure that many of these former ISIS fighters could well leave their mark on Canada. I think that all men and wo-people in Canada should heed Trudeau’s advice and I’ll go as far as to say that he should be recognized as a true visionary by the entire hu-people race.
David Milne
Ajax
(Your sarcasm is noted)

TAREK CUTS TO THE CHASE

Another brilliant column by Tarek Fatah (“As MPs look for Islamophobia, mosques continue promoting intolerance,” Feb. 7.) Unfortunately, he uses logic, common sense and facts to support his position. The phrase “appease hate mongers in the name of diversity” cuts right to the heart of the discussion. In the whole discussion regarding Islamophobia, I am very confused. In almost all references about the issue, anti-Muslim is referred to as racist. When did religious intolerance become racism. Most Muslims I have met and worked with were the same colour as me: White. I guess schools teach things differently since I was there. It seems that it is fine for some groups to be religious intolerant and racist while others are not. Democracy used to mean equal rights and opportunity for all, not selective. As to the rewriting of history, will we vilify Martin Luther King for his views on homosexuality, or remove all reference to JFK for his legacy of inappropriate behaviour towards women? Learn from history to not repeat the mistakes of the past, don’t rewrite it or judge it from the present understanding and advancement society has achieved. Diversity is strength only if people unite on their commonality, not emphasize their differences.
Scott Nease
(The easiest thing to say to someone is they are racist just shut to down the debate, the left does this all the time)

NOT SO ACCOMPLISHED

“Putting shine on his past” (Mark Bonokoski, Feb. 11) was quite informative regarding our PM’s education and work experience. Are we to assume next on an imaginary list of accomplishments could be as an astronaut? High after smoking some weed.
Anthony van Manen
Cambridge
(With Trudeau, anything is possible)
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