Let’s keep it real: the Greens are the Greens are the Greens!
Legally, the provincial party is separate from the federal party and the municipal party, but we all know there is much more than unites them than separates them.
Including the loud silence of Greens at all levels for months, while the Vancouver Park Board Greens inflicted discrimination/exclusion on the handicapped and mobility-challenged elderly with a TOTAL vehicle ban on access to roads/parking spaces … including even those set aside for the handicapped … at Vancouver parks and beaches and the four square kilometres of Stanley Park.
For the ENTIRE Spring and Summer, right up until just recently.
Despite pleas and petitions signed by 30,000 people/families affected by and/or opposing their hate-on campaign against cars … severely impacting and barring from so many “public” areas those who are handicapped or elderly and need vehicles to get around.
And don’t give me that feeble excuse that Greens at one level shouldn’t really comment on policies/issues at other levels of politics/government.
History is littered with the carcasses of pathetic political “leaders” who stayed silent while others were abused, because it wasn’t “their” responsibility.
That ” separation”, in fact, didn’t stop the then-federal Leader Elizabeth May, at a press conference barely a week ago on the federal Throne Speech, to take a shot at NDP Premier John Horgan/NDP for calling a provincial election.
The Greens are the Greens are the Greens!
Provincially, they don’t have ANY hope of winning the election, but giving them votes could have a disastrous effect for those who don’t want the Liberals to win the election.
Voters who want to prevent that can, at the same time, send a province-wide message to the Greens that British Columbians prefer moderation, minority accommodation and respect for our handicapped and elderly.
NOT the brutal imposition of fascist style discriminatory/exclusion/governance the Greens at the Vancouver Park Board inflicted on the public this Spring and Summer … while provincial Greens stayed silent.
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