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1/7 One of the zaniest #carbontax stories I've seen yet

Now, any cabinet featuring the likes of Seamus O'Regan & Maryam Monsef will have competition at the bottom of the talent pyramid

But McKenna's botching of the carbon tax file is something special

2/7 We ALL knew McKenna was lying/unserious when she said there was no plan to raise carbon tax over $50/tonne

When it comes to carbon taxes there has always been a Liberal hidden agenda

But McKenna was so excited to break this promise, she couldn't wait for after Election Day
3/7 The fact is that - if saving the planet is the REAL goal -- the current Nordhaus-based modelling that the IPCC relies on requires a carbon tax of AT LEAST $135 per tonne.

That's over 25 cents/litre in NEW tax gas taxes. At minimum. IPCC says tax could go into the $1,000s!
4/7 This is probably the right part to point out that, even at $135+/tonne, the Trudeau carbon tax would not actually make a difference in the global fight against climate change

Canada is responsible for less than 2% of global GHG emissions. China, alone, produces more than 25%
5/7 Forcing struggling Canadian seniors & families to pay skyrocketing gas & home heating bills while doing NOTHING to curtail out of control global GHG emissions from places like China is terrible policy.

Ordinary people suffer AND there is no appreciable impact to the climate
6/7 The only way that the Trudeau's carbon tax was ever going to stay at $50/tonne was for Trudeau to acknowledge that his carbon tax was always more about increasing revenues and/or virtue signalling for gullible, ill-informed activists - than about actually making a difference
7/7 So what McKenna accomplished is incredible in annals of gov incompetence...

...She slipped up & revealed the Trudeau gov is fundamentally unserious about upside of a carbon tax...

...and yet somehow still tipped her hand that an even more brutal carbon tax is on the way!
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