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  • Writer's pictureWayne Drury

Liberal Government and the Shadow of Incompetence


This blog aims to highlight some critical areas where the government's performance has fallen short and examine the shadows of hubris that loom over its decision-making. 



In recent years, Canada has found itself at a crossroads, grappling with a government that many argue is characterized by chronic incompetence and hubris. The Liberal Party once hailed for its promises of transparency, accountability, and progressive policies, has faced mounting criticism for a myriad of issues.  


Economic Missteps 

The Liberal government's handling of the economy has been a cause for concern. From ballooning deficits to questionable spending decisions, the economic landscape has raised eyebrows. The promises of fiscal responsibility have been overshadowed by policy missteps that have left Canadians questioning the government's competence in managing the nation's finances. 


Pandemic Response 

The COVID-19 pandemic posed an unprecedented challenge, and the government's response has been a source of contention. Issues such as delays in vaccine distribution, inconsistent messaging, and controversial quarantine measures have fueled the perception of a government struggling to navigate a crisis with competence.  


Environmental Policies 

The Liberal Party has prided itself on its commitment to environmental sustainability. However, critics argue that the government's actions do not align with its rhetoric. There is a growing sense of inconsistency and hypocrisy in the government's approach to environmental issues.  



Scandals and Ethics Concerns 

The Liberal government has not been immune to scandals and ethics concerns. Whether it's the WE Charity controversy, the SNC-Lavalin affair, and Trudeau’s vacations, these incidents have eroded public trust and reinforced the perception of a government out of touch with the principles of accountability and transparency. 


Hubris in Decision-Making 

Critics argue that a sense of hubris pervades the decision-making process within the Liberal government. Whether it's dismissing opposing viewpoints or not admitting mistakes, there is a growing concern that the government is operating with arrogance beyond what we expect. 



As Canadians grapple with the consequences of the Liberal government's decisions, engaging in a thoughtful and critical examination of its performance is crucial. While some may argue that the challenges faced by any government are inevitable, others contend that chronic incompetence and hubris have become defining features of the current administration. Only time will tell whether the shadows cast by these issues can be dispelled or if they will continue to shape the political landscape of Canada. 


The bottom line is we will know the answer to this following the next federal election. 


Best wishes,  

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