Canadians Are Having An Unofficial Naming Contest For Trudeau's Campaign Plane & It's Getting Nasty
The names for the plane are ruthless.
With election campaigns officially underway on Wednesday, political leaders are ready to start traveling the country for the next few weeks. However, in order to do so, each political leader will be needing the help of their private plane to get them to as many ridings as possible before the election today. Photos of Trudeau's plane surfaced on Twitter on Wednesday morning, and Canadians are starting to nickname the plane.
Both Trudeau and Scheer have chartered planes from Canadian airlines to use during the elections. While Scheerfor his plane this morning, it looks as if Canadians are also attacking Trudeau for his 13-year-old Boeing 737-800 that he will be using to fly himself and his staff around Canada.
The Air Canada Transat has "Trudeau" painted across the side of the plane with bold letters and a Liberal logo can be spotted on the tail.
While the plane has no official name, a Canadian reporter, Tonda MacCharles posted a photo of it on the tarmac stating "In case you missed it, it's Trudeau's plane."
Since the photo of the plane was released, many Canadians have started to come up with their own names for what Trudeau's plane should be named, and some of them are ruthless.
One Twitter user even states, "I've always called it 'GropeForce One. So.. what did I just win?"
While another user joins in on the unofficial naming competition, giving the plane the name "Air Force Corruption".
While Canadians are ruthlessly nicknaming Trudeau's plane, this isn't the first time that Twitter has attacked the current Prime Minister this close to election season.
For the past few months, Trudeau has also had to deal with the hashtagsand #TrudeauMustGoToJail trending throughout Canada as the SNC-Lavalin scandal continued to get out of hand.
However, it seems as if Trudeau is keeping his cool, as he arrived at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday morning to officially dissolve Parliament and launch the elections.
Canadian elections are set to be held on October 21, 2019.
*Disclaimer: cover photo used for illustrative purposes only.