Thursday 28 September 2023

The Maple Leaf As Fig Leaf

This has been coming for years. Just after the War, showing your SS tattoo was a guaranteed way of getting into Canada, because it proved how anti-Soviet you were. As late as the 1990s, old Nazis whom the Americans wanted to deport just moved to Canada, which let them in, and where they carried on drawing their German military pensions.

Justin Trudeau's father protected thousands of these people as Prime Minister almost continuously from 1968 to 1984, and the present Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, is the granddaughter of Michael Chomiak, who edited Krakivski Visti, a Nazi paper in occupied Krakow, printed on a press confiscated from a Jewish newspaper.