Has your sense of humour been surgically removed or not yet? Test yourself with this Québec political cartoonist’s drawing of Greta & Mayor Valérie Plante

La caricature d’YGreck by Mr. Yannick LeMay (Journal de Montréal; September 20, 2019)

On September 27, 2019, Mayor Valérie Plante will welcome Greta at Montreal City Hall and give her the keys of the city.

Mr. Lemay is referring to the famous yet controversial “Vive le Québec libre” (= Long live free Québec) proclaimed by General Charles de Gaulle, President of France on July 24, 1967 (during a state visit to Expo 67) from the balcony of Montreal’s City Hall.

General Charles De Gaulle, President of France (Montreal City Hall balcony, June 24, 1967)

With all due respect to those who truly care for the environment, we cannot help not to smile at all the contradictions (driving OR even flying in/out to the demonstrations, overusing their cell phones, eating their air flown food, all this whilst lecturing us about the bad free market/capitalism and guilting the earlier generations).

This whole global climate strike movement is somehow reminding Bambi of a 2008 movie called “The Wave” or” La vague” (“Die Welle” in German) by Dennis Ganzel:


Over a week, a high-school teacher offers his students an educational experiment designed to help them understand how a totalitarian regime can start and how it operates. It turned the school into a police state, leading to tragic consequences…

The Wave movie

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