Common Ground: Justin and Delusional Word Salad

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

one teenage girl against trudeau

As I come to the end of my analysis of Common Ground, I want to address an issue that has been bothering me since the first page. This is grandiloquence, defined as “a lofty, extravagantly colourful, pompous, or bombastic style, manner, or quality especially in language.” This essentially means something that initially sounds deep or profound, but is, in fact, meaningless and empty. The pages of Common Ground and practically all of Justin’s speeches are littered with this. (See Justin’s closing statement in the National Leaders Debate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4h_o4OrDnU and this Oscar worthy performance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp_O3liJpu8). Earlier I analysed several speeches from Justin Trudeau where I pointed out that he does not walk his talk. (http://oneteenagegirlagainsttrudeau.com/2015/05/15/compromising-acceptance-and-moderating-freedom-part-1/ ). If I was to include every quote from Common Ground which falls into this category, I would have to re-type the entire book, which I would prefer not to do. But here is…

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