Canadian Liberal Member of Parliament Ya’ara Saks, speaking before Parliament on Monday, claimed that the phrase “Honk Honk” is actually an acronym for “Heil Hitler.”
The phrase “Honk Honk” has been used online by supporters of the Canadian trucker Freedom Convoy, who used their horns as part of the protest effort.
It was to show support for the truckers without actually blowing a horn. It became a popular hashtag on social media.
Saks, in her speech, tried to portray the protesters as gun-toting Nazis.
“How many guns need to be seized?” she asked. “How much vitriol do we have to see of ‘Honk Honk’ which is a new acronym for “Heil Hitler’?”
Lunatic Canadian MP says “Honk Honk is an acronym for Heil Hitler” pic.twitter.com/jj0yMN5Wmi
— Sal the Agorist (@SallyMayweather) February 22, 2022
Honk Honk – Heil Hitler?
Astoundingly, Ya’ara Saks made her comments without a hint of irony in the backdrop of recent events where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act to crack down on Canadian freedom protesters by essentially equating them to a terror group.
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They have been threatened with seizure of their vehicles, fines, revocation of their licenses. Children have been used as pawns. Authorities have even threatened to seize truckers’ pets.
The world watched in horror as video emerged of an elderly woman along with others being knocked over by police horses.
Power corrupts. When U let your governments power go unchecked this is what happens. History has proven this fact many times. Freedom is not free, the left fail to see this, just because u agree with your govt today does not mean u will agree with them tommorrow #freedomconvoy22 pic.twitter.com/UNHmKkD9dC
— Hodgetwins (@hodgetwins) February 19, 2022
Saks might be accusing protesters of sending out signals, but it’s the Canadian government she may want to target her outrage towards for their own signals.
Ya’ara Saks comparing “Honk Honk” to “Heil Hitler” is simply following Trudeau’s lead if you break it down.
The Prime Minister compared a Jewish Conservative Party MP of standing “with people who wave swastikas” after she criticized him for “fanning flames of an unjustified emergency” over the ‘Freedom Convoy’ crackdown.
“Conservative Party members can stand with people who wave swastikas, they can stand with people who wave the confederate flag,” he reprimanded, citing alleged appearances of those flags in the convoy, though no attribution has been assigned to the owners.
I think the Prime Minister should think long and hard about his own history before singling out a Jewish Member of Parliament and falsely accusing me of standing with a Swastika. What a disgraceful statement unbecoming of anyone in public office – he owes me an apology. #cdnpoli
— Melissa Lantsman (@MelissaLantsman) February 16, 2022
Falsely equating protesters to Nazis is, sadly, a consistent tactic from liberal politicians.
Saks comments are reminiscent to those made by Frank Figliuzzi, a top FBI official during Obama’s first term, who once claimed that former President Trump’s lowering of flags to half-staff to honor victims of shootings was a secret shoutout to White Supremacists and Nazis.
MSNBC this week on the El Paso tragedy:
Nicolle Wallace: Trump “talking about exterminating Latinos”
Frank Figliuzzi: Trump raising flag on 8/8 signals “Heil Hitler” to Nazis
Malcolm Nance: “Trump giving [Nazis] subliminal orders”
Mika Brzezinski: “This is what [Trump] wants” pic.twitter.com/KfhdTJTMuj
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) August 8, 2019
“The president says that we will fly our flags at half-mast until August 8, that’s 8/8,” Figliuzzi said at the time. “Now I’m not going to imply that he did this deliberately, but I am using it as an example of the ignorance of the adversary that’s being demonstrated by the White House.”
“The numbers 8/8 are very significant in the neo-Nazi and the white supremacy movement,” he continued. “Why? Because the letter ‘H’ is the eighth letter of the alphabet, and to them, the numbers 8/8 stand for ‘Heil Hitler.’”