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After speaking publicly about his admiration for communist China, Justin would be crying into his poutine over this Xi snub.

-15 ( +10 / -25 )

Funny.

One of the most authoritarian rulers in the world scolding Trudeau.

I love Canada but I miss Stephen Harper times where no one would mistreat or humiliate Canada.

-2 ( +13 / -15 )

Canada is a softy. You get the leader that you deserve.

-12 ( +11 / -23 )

fruitcake could barely walk after that, it made me chuckle in the morning

-7 ( +12 / -19 )

Daddy ain't happy little boy, so you better fly right sonny.

-10 ( +9 / -19 )

If China wants to be treated as a "great" power, it must first act like one.

That includes following the rules based world order and not behaving like an ass when your spies get caught.

19 ( +29 / -10 )

Trudeau got reprimanded like a small child.

-12 ( +15 / -27 )

India meanwhile was a surprisingly strong and visible player in everything going on.

all that Trudeau wished to be.

-18 ( +10 / -28 )

TrueDough was shown the respect that he deserves; none and Xi knows he could have this lost two-faced child for dinner. The body language says it all.

An embarrassment to Canada and the Western world.

-9 ( +11 / -20 )

Seems like the same names recur that support authoritarian governments and their strongmen. What's the attraction, boys?

17 ( +22 / -5 )

Oh Canada

-7 ( +7 / -14 )

Canada has been almost as nasty as to China as the U.S.A.

Justin's father Pierre Elliot would have smacked his little boy's bottam.

-10 ( +5 / -15 )

I'm actually starting to like Xi. He scolded Trudeau to his face in public for doing something that was inappropriate. He previously called Biden a liar to his face, saying he can't trust anything he says.

"In Canada, we believe in free, open and frank dialogue, and that is what we will continue to have.

Riiiight, he completely refused to dialogue with protestors in Canada.

-15 ( +13 / -28 )

An embarrassment to Canada and the Western world..

Yep, he is routinely humiliated,and he apparently seems to be fine with it..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL1kMKgq1b0

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2018/02/23/why-was-trudeau-snubbed-on-his-visit-to-india.html

-12 ( +7 / -19 )

While I don't know the circumstances here 100% - if a murderous, criminal, unelected, perverted, genocidal piece of scum berated me in public and quite clearly despised me - I'd know I must have done something right.

I'm actually starting to like Xi.

Actually that is zero surprise.

13 ( +22 / -9 )

Seems like the same names recur that support authoritarian governments and their strongmen. What's the attraction, boys?

Spot on.

I think we all suspect what the attraction is - but we'd be banned for stating it.

9 ( +16 / -7 )

What’s up with all those who spent the last few years calling Canada and NZ their new favourite buzzword ‘authoritarian’ now actually supporting a truly authoritarian regime?

Seems kind of odd, no?

10 ( +16 / -6 )

Riiiight, he completely refused to dialogue with protestors in Canada.

Sounds like a Xi move; unshaking, bold, firm.

Are you ‘starting to like’ him too? Should he have scolded the protesters publicly? Oh wait, he did.

Seems you are a little confused about things.

8 ( +12 / -4 )

Xi lectured Trudeau for disclosing the contents of a private conversation and going against diplomatic rule.

Trudeau interrupted Xi by quoting the usual moral high grounds.

"In Canada, we believe in free, open and frank dialogue, and that is what we will continue to have.

Trudeau then quickly retreated to the washroom, tail between legs.

-7 ( +8 / -15 )

How is it that the global tyrant Xi can so accurately reflect the tone of the Canadian public better than the Canadian media?

6 ( +10 / -4 )

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took Chinese President Xi Jinping for a fool, resolved after an bashing bashing, was then virtually launched across Jining's knee for a sound public thrashing, mercifully not on bare bottom.

-4 ( +5 / -9 )

ear bashing sorry

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

These G something summits are drenched in strict diplomatic protocol.

Private meetings are no go for media leaks.

Trudeau is fully aware of this.

0 ( +6 / -6 )

Well there was this other time when Trudeau was strong, when he mistreated and scolded his own citizens while violating their human rights!

so there! hes just as tough as Xi!

ummmm....doesnt have the impact you think it does. nor a positive meaning or feeling generated.

He got punked and has no image whatsoever as a strong leader on the "world stage", which is probably why this happened to him.

just admit it, let it go and move on. he is not he first or last weak leader.

-11 ( +7 / -18 )

Here is some advice to my fellow Canadians:

If you are in China or Hong Kong get out now, if you plan on going to either place, cancel your plans.

The pretender Trudeau has messed things up so badly previously, you can bet he will do it again and some poor Canadian minding his or her own business will pay the price.

He may think he is P.E.T but he isn't even 10% of the man or statesman his father was.

-13 ( +4 / -17 )

Canada hasn't put up with any of China's BS. They arrested a Huawei spy and denounced illegal police operations in a foreign country. Doesn't sound like a dressing down. Xi couldn't even speak in English and needed an interpreter at an international summit. Xi talking about mutual respect is hilarious!

-3 ( +9 / -12 )

China considering itself to be better than others. What a sham. Condescending pompous attitude is only one reason China gets no respect. China has no idea about diplomacy at all.

Jinping is contemptible and shows why he will never be a world leader, only a small time provincial politician in charge of the most populous nation and doing a terrible job of that.

China will never be a popular or great nation under his rule or while the CCP rules China.

My sympathies to the average Chinese citizens who are forced to put up with him.

5 ( +12 / -7 )

"In Canada, we believe in free, open and frank dialogue, and that is what we will continue to have.

"We will continue to look to work constructively together, but there will be things we disagree on,"

This is an excuse for leaking private/confidential conversation?? If its, what a joke of ........

-3 ( +7 / -10 )

Peter14, the average Chinese put up with it, because they do not want to liberate themselves from oppression,

-9 ( +2 / -11 )

Xi couldn't even speak in English

Doesn’t even respect Trudeau enough to bother.

can’t and don’t is 2 different things.

-7 ( +7 / -14 )

Sasha was the one chosen and being prepared to follow PET as leader, sadly his death left Mommy's boy JT to be brought out by the far left of the liberal party, Even Chrétien can't stand the little fool.

-9 ( +3 / -12 )

WOW Xi said "Otherwise, the results will be unpredictable," he adds, looking directly at Trudeau". That is a sense is a sign of disrespect. In other words watch your mouth boy because there can be consequences.

"If there is sincerity, we can have conversations based on an attitude of mutual respect. Otherwise, the results will be unpredictable," he adds, looking directly at Trudeau.

-5 ( +0 / -5 )

I don't agree with the portrayal in the article. What detail was leaked? If anything there wasn't any meaningful detail other than phrasing. The filmed encounter seemed fine, if anything xi looked uncomfortable.

Good relations? What were you expecting?

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Xi believes in Bullying his way through to whatever he wants to get, and he's also trying to do that to other World Leaders.

I bet in the not too distant future, we'll see some scandal being aired about Trudeau, and would lay money on the source of that information as being China...

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Whose to say results isn't going to be unpredictable whither the media knows about it or not? Under table hearsay is binding?

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Biden disputes Zelenskyy comments over Ukrainian defense missile landing in Poland, cites 'evidence'

Oh my god. Evidence is a thing again. I guess now that the money laundering fell apart and they lost the election, Biden and Dems have no need for Zelensky and his lies anymore.

-10 ( +0 / -10 )

Xi, who will likely remain in power for the foreseeable future clearly understood the impotence of Castrodeau.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Your boy- got punked by XI, mumbled some nonsense and walked away alone totally defeated.

my boy- sitting next to Xi at the resort he owns, excused himself, dropped a huge bomb on our enemy, came back, told Xi what he just did and then enjoyed some scrumptious chocolate cake like it was nothin but a G thang.

-9 ( +1 / -10 )

I have a good understanding of what money laundering is, a way for criminals to hide illegal gains by using the money to purchase otherwise legitimate businesses, properties or other goods. For the life of me I cannot figure out how the US Congress voting to appropriate Federal revenues to buy arms and give these arms to Ukraine to use to fight off the Russian invasion comes anywhere even close to qualifying as money laundering. People who make such fact free claims are clearly disconnected from reality.

And obtw, funding the Ukrainians to fight the Russians is a heck of a lot cheaper that what comes if the Ukraine does not prevail against them, because there are even crazier elements in Russia that want to completely re-draw the map of Europe in a violent way. More worrisome to me is that some of those making the money laundering claim are more fond of the craziest elements in Russia than they are of the US and most of its citizens.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

I have always liked Xi.

But Justin? Not always.

-8 ( +0 / -8 )

The cash that was laundered by Ukraine through FTX. with “kickbacks” as political donations from the now ex-CEO of FTX to democrat political candidates.

Laughable. Ukraine received and continues to receive donations from private parties to fight their war and some of these are in cryptocurrencies including FTX. The Ukraine treasury had to convert these cryptocurrencies into something they could spend so they cashed them in for dollars, dollars to buy what they need to fight their war. Ukraine didn't invest funds in cryptocurrencies, they converted donations of cryptocurrencies. That is not money laundering by any standard.

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This is a favorite:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSvbFjuz0FU

Xi is there with Justin, but someone else made this a whole lot more embarrassing for poor Justin.

nemo:

If China wants to be treated as a "great" power, it must first act like one.

That includes following the rules based world order and not behaving like an ass when your spies get caught.

Ah yes, the phrase 'rules-based' again. Often used when referring to rules made by the west.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

All deals become public, eventually.

Xi should know this and act accordingly.

Trudeau DOES know this.

The citizens of Canada can hold Trudeau accountable.

The citizens of China have no power to remove Xi.

How many wealthy Canadians have moved to CCP-China?

How many wealthy Chinese have moved to Canada?

'Nuff said.

5 ( +6 / -1 )

Xi called out Trudeau's breach of normal diplomatic protocol where he divulged the contents of their previous conversation to the press thereby undermining any trust between them. Trudeau spoke like a robot rolling out the standard blah blah that any leader from the Anglo world is required to do, making further real dialogue unattractive for Xi. Simple as that.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

Private meetings are no go for media leaks.

The pro-China, pro-authoritarian crowd seem to prefer what a leader does to be kept secret, and they defend the authoritarian when something is divulged., another example was Biden's predecessor meeting with Putin and refusing to discuss what had been said between the two. Effectively saying the US people and world are beneath us, but Biden's predecessor stole US documents, which is to be expected from authoritarian thugs. Not surprisingly the pro-authoritarians accept the constant lies from diplomats Lavrov and Putin, the pro-authoritarians prefer lies they want to believe, even though there's zero truth to what their idols say.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Given Canada has a fairly large population of ethnic Chinese, many of whom might prefer Canada's brand of democracy to China's authoritarianism, some even willing to publicly question Xi and his regime. I wonder whether Xi and his CCP will set up detention centers in Canada to hold ethnic Chinese Canadian citizens, like they have in Amsterdam https://www.dw.com/en/netherlands-probes-illegal-chinese-police-stations/a-63561509

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