After Muslim ISIS supporters were found working at sensitive areas of the Montreal Airport, a reporter asked PM Trudeau if individuals expressing extremist views should be allowed to continue working at the country’s airports, to which he replied: “I think that’s part of the kind of conversations we should have as a society.”
Toronto Sun Is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau up for the serious task of combatting terrorism in Canada? Judging by his response to this week’s stunning revelation of ISIS supporters working at the Montreal airport, Canadians could be forgiven for believing Trudeau is not.
“Keeping people safe is paramount important, but defending our rights and freedoms is as well, and making sure we do that in the right way.” Trudeau wants to have a national conversation about whether terrorist sympathizers and ISIS supporters should be able to work in strategic locations at our national airports.
He wants us to consider the rights and freedoms of terrorist sympathizers and ISIS supporters in order to strike the right balance between our safety and their freedom to do what? Support jihad? Trudeau is becoming a parody of an apologetic leftist who believes terrorism is our fault and zealous Islamists and jihadists are simply misunderstood.
In 2013, Trudeau again told us what he really thinks. Following the Boston Marathon bombings by radical Islamists, he said we need to look at the “root causes” of terrorism.
“And our approach has to be, okay, where do those tensions come from?” Rather than unequivocally condemning terrorism and violence, Trudeau’s responses fall in a murky, grey area.
Even as Prime Minister, Trudeau doesn’t seem to have it in him to unequivocally denounce Islamists and would-be jihadists. Instead, he seems to prefer trying to understand the social aspects of terrorism and consider the terrorists’ feelings…