The Canadian federal election is right around the corner, and while it might seem like it's too late for celebrity endorsements, a couple of Canadian icons have been throwing their support behind Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party. One of them is an actor, rapper, comedian, and podcaster. The other is a sock. Justin Trudeau's Twitter supporters now include Tom Green and Ed The Sock.
In an October 20 tweet, Green shared a Tweet from Trudeau that said, "Conservatives are clearly focused on making stuff up, we’ll stay focused on Canadians. On Monday, the choice is clear. #ChooseForward."
Green's own message of support read, "How awesome is this guy?! Seriously awesome! Proud to have Justin Trudeau as Canadian PM. #Trudeau."
This is not the first time Tom Green has tweeted his support for the Liberal leader. The same goes for Ed The Sock, who has been tweeting in support of Trudeau throughout the election.
"On Monday, reject the calculated cynicism, barrage of #Scheer lies & urge to punish #Trudeau for letting you down by being a flawed human like the rest by punishing the poor & needy and the rest of us [that] make up Canada - the greatest country in the world. Let's keep moving forward," Ed The Sock wrote in a tweet from October 17.
How awesome is this guy?! Seriously awesome! Proud to have Justin Trudeau as Canadian PM. #Trudeau https://t.co/qqlQXOWfOS— Tom Green (@Tom Green)1571561492.0
Other famous figures have also shared their support for the current government. Ryan Reynolds said he is proud of the progress made on the environment over the last four years (while not naming Trudeau directly).
Meanwhile, former U.S. President Barack Obama tweeted out a direct endorsement for Justin Trudeau.
Ed and Tom Green have even tweeted at each other about their shared support for Trudeau.
On Monday, reject the calculated cynicism, barrage of #Scheer lies & urge to punish #Trudeau for letting you down b… https://t.co/iXCcpNmWAK— Ed the Sock (@Ed the Sock)1571348920.0
"Proud of my friend @tomgreenlive, standing up for progressive values - human, humane values - joining me publicly supporting re-election of #Trudeau & #Liberals. Most Cdn media personalities have been tepid or silent. Neither me or Tom have ever been afraid to piss some ppl off," Ed The Sock wrote on October 20.
"Thanks Ed. Proud of you too. Keep fighting the good fight." Tom Green wrote in reply.
Proud of my friend @tomgreenlive, standing up for progressive values - human, humane values - joining me publicly s… https://t.co/blN1O2XLqk— Ed the Sock (@Ed the Sock)1571585068.0
Thanks Ed. Proud of you too. Keep fighting the good fight. 🇨🇦 https://t.co/S8FFJjbCnU— Tom Green (@Tom Green)1571585194.0
The Canadian federal election takes place on October 21. As of October 20, the CBC Poll Tracker shows the Liberals leading the Conservatives by just .1 percent.