The self-destruction of the Quebec student protest movement

After this week, it’s hard to take the Quebec student protest movement seriously as much more than a small, hard core able to cause trouble and get attention out of all proportion to its numbers.

In less than a week, what had become a directionless movement squandered whatever sympathy it had left from its high point in the 2012 “maple spring.” Those were the heady days when a red felt square was a fashionable celebrity accessory, and cookware-banging grannies, including the future premier, joined the young people in the streets to protest against an unpopular government…

h/t Marvin

  • mobuyus

    The palistinianization of the Quebec student movement is almost complete.

  • brm373

    The only converstion you will be having with these types in ten years is ” Can I have two creams with my coffee?”

  • Observer

    They will all be coming to Toronto this summer to riot with the Pan Am Games as their excuse.

  • disqus_W6sfZCiOd8

    Saw the picture and thought those “kids” were Islamic terrorists in Quebec. Egads.

    • Observer

      Not yet.

  • Clink9

    They should all be hosed down at every protest with the skunk scent you can buy at hunting stores.

  • jayme

    I can see massive riots in Ottawa this stop Harper agenda has started up again.

  • Edubeat

    Quebec sait faire

  • EarlyBird

    Nothing sweeter to watch than these little ignorant punks tearing themselves apart. UQAM is due for a big cleaning, students and staff. If they shut it down, I’d say about 90% of student protest movement who vanish instantly.

    Now if they could just put the axe in these students associations and their ridicule illegal strike votes, and rise the admission standards, they’d get rid of all the leaches who go to university as professional protesters.