The moment any party secures absolute power in perpetuity there will be cheering from their water carriers as political opponents are rounded-up, arrested, detained, or disappeared. But history and the lesson progressivism eschews for obvious reasons, tell us that the very people on the ground who made that one-party state possible are next, if not first.
By being unwilling to listen to the voice of the Canadian people, by ignoring science, and by seeing the Convoy as a threat to his authority rather than the urgent message it is, Mr. Trudeau has brought the situation to crisis. At this point, neither side can gracefully back down. Trudeau cannot walk back his rhetoric nor can he stop the progress of the Emergency Powers Act. He is committed to escalation until his opposition surrenders or is destroyed.
So, when activists in the BDS movement say they are critical not of Jews, but of Zionism, it would be fruitful to ask of just what form of Zionism are they critical. If they bother to answer at all, what they say will likely be superficial and have little to do with Zionism as it actually existed historically or exists today.
Maybe they really are concerned about keeping American businesses competitive and productive. After all, in a global economy we have many competitors so perhaps they are going to address some of the issues that hamper our ability to compete on the world stage. Strangely, though, the Order is not about foreign competition, but rather mostly about competition between American firms.