Feb 11, 2022Liked by Peter Nayland Kust

The government is in a bind. If they give in, they've lost control. If they don't give in, things will escalate until the whole country is shut down. They're hoping they can regain control without a shutdown. I think the truckers see that if they back down, they will never live in a free country.

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"Exactly how do the authoritarians in Ottawa see this ending well for them?"

They are going to ramp up their efforts to make this thing turn violent.

Is that turning out "well"? No.

But they are painting themselves into a corner, and the world is watching. They desperately need to rationalize their authoritarianism.

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