Maxime Bernier's alt-right problem - 2019-02-08

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F94.png Maxime Bernier's alt-right problem February 8, 2019, Zachary Kamel, Toronto Star

What the country's tiny cadre of neo-Nazis and the broader alt-right movement needed was a politician who could bridge the gap between the mainstream and the far-right fringe — someone who was an unabashed supporter of "Western values," who would clamp down on immigration and multiculturalism.

That person, they decided, was Maxime Bernier.

Last August, after the long-serving Conservative MP denounced Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's "extreme multiculturalism and cult of diversity," the Ensign Hour hosts perked up. When Bernier declared "the death of political correctness in Canada" to his more than 65,000 Twitter followers, it was heard as a dog whistle.

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