Skip to comments.Trudeau didn't ban 'Let's Go Brandon' euphemism for telling off Joe Biden
Posted on 10/19/2021 6:56:03 PM PDT by xp38
The Trudeau government says a memo circulating on social media telling public servants to stop using a code phrase for telling off Joe Biden is fake.
An image of the hoax memo, dated Oct. 14, 2021, warns employees not to use unapproved and offensive wording in email signatures — specifically warning not to use the phrase “Let’s Go Brandon.”
“Let’s Go Brandon” burst onto the American political scene two weeks ago when NASCAR fans began chanting, “F*** Joe Biden” as race winner Brandon Brown was being interviewed. The interviewer stated that the crowd was chanting “Let’s Go Brandon” and the phrase was born.
Since then, the phrase has popped up on T-shirts and other paraphernalia, been used as code for telling off the president, and found in a rap song showing up at the top of the iTunes charts, according to some sites.
One thing the phrase has not resulted in is a memo from Canada’s federal government to its workers.
“We can confirm this message was not issued by Shared Services Canada and it does not reflect departmental policy,” a spokesperson for the department said via email.
The image has been shared, liked and retweeted thousands of times on social media platforms, but there were some signs that the memo was indeed fake.
The text shared online, claiming to be from the government, said that there would be “zero tolerance” for violating this policy and that the policy is “fully supported by the leadership of PSAC.” The Public Service Alliance of Canada, commonly known as PSAC, is the largest public sector union in the federal government but far from the only one. It would be strange for a memo, allegedly sent to all employees, to cite the support of PSAC in explaining a government directive.
“Violation of this policy will be grounds for immediate dismissal without recourse or labour representation,” the fake memo stated in closing.
Getting fired from the federal public service is, in fact, a very difficult thing to do and unions have been known to fight dismissals or even disciplinary action for years over more serious issues than a funny, if offensive, email signature line.
I just received my “Let’s Go Brandon” t-shirt yesterday. Woo Hoo!
Interesting that they didn’t just ignore the issue.
I know that this specific story is about Canada. But things are not so different here. But I have been surprised at how easy it has been for Joe Biden to basically break the federal unions. Civil Service people are just being kicked out because they're not vaxxed. Like, suddenly it's the easiest thing in the world to fire these people. Weird.
“Let’s go, True Dough!”
Brandon is a place in Manitoba.
It’s not official until it’s officially denied.
They’ve only denied the memo is from them. I suppose they might agree with it.
“Let’s go Trudeau” has a nice ring to it.
I know that this specific story is about Canada. But things are not so different here. But I have been surprised at how easy it has been for Joe Biden to basically break the federal unions. Civil Service people are just being kicked out because they're not vaxxed. Like, suddenly it's the easiest thing in the world to fire these people.
Things have changed so rapidly, so much, that no one knows what to expect anymore.
Did you say something offensive ten years ago, or that someone mis-remembers? Did you visit a political website twelve years ago? Did you donate money to Trump 6 years ago? Did you post something critical of Obama or Hillary on FB a 13 years ago?
No one would be surprised if they or a co-worker was fired for that.
It may have been the work of some enthusiastic mandarine, but it was with the approval of Trueshit.
Those two hosers Bob and Doug McKenzie will probably try to work the phrase into their next show.
Take off, Brandon, eh?
“Lesko Brandon” is relieved.
> ...a funny, if offensive, email signature line.
Maybe they mean it’s only funny IF it’s offensive.
The denial is just like a thermal for a glider. Lifts the phrase to a higher altitude in the zeitgeist.
Doesn’t matter as things can only get banned if people accept a government banning them (like Aussis did with guns, which they now regret I’m sure). Leftists keep pushing their communism but we can say “NO!” and stop them in their tracks. They claim to love ‘the science’ but deny ‘natural immunity’ after contracting and recovering from a virus. I saw a video on one hospital bucking the trend and allowing employees to defer the ‘vaccine’, and you can check it out at Whatfinger News in crawler link top of page. Great news, especially considering these aren’t real actual vaccines (which we all had as kids and never required masks, distancing or boosters, and you never got what the vaccine was for either). That idiot NBC woman create a juggernaut when she lied about that crowd chanting Let’s Go Brandon, and that will haunt Democrats in 2022, 2024 and beyond.
Speaking of offensive now compared to years ago, I saw an article on how the movie Airplane! could not be made today, at least not with the jokes in it. Ditto The Office, which the left as already cancel cultured Season 1 Episode 2 (written by an Indian female) called ‘Diversity Day’. Comedy Central refuses to play it. They just skip from S1E1 to S1E3. SMH.
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