Maxime Bernier fights diversity, then fights journalism. Justin Trudeau yells at a racist. Andrew Scheer wants you to know some people sometimes say something… or something. And a dumb debate ensues after a protestor assaults a Sun photographer.
The media treated Maher Arar like shit. So why hasn’t anyone apologized? Ottawa crank and iPolitics writer Andrew Mitrovica discusses this, plus John Baird’s empty promises of Mohamed Fahmy’s imminent release, and The Globe and Mail’s groundbreaking upside down Mercedes Benz advertorials.
First, the National Post’s Adrian Humphreys on working with Anonymous. Then, Jesse interviews #OpAnonDown about their recent leaks on CSIS foreign stations, their John Baird threat, and more.
Joe Clark returns to defend Heather Mallick, decry Terence Corcoran and shatter Ottawa’s glass closet.
Before he quit his job, Foreign Minister John Baird said journalist Mohamed Fahmy’s release was “imminent”. Now Fahmy is set to be retried in Egypt after over a year in prison. John Baird engineered the release of Dr.Tarek Loubani after 50 days detained in the same jail. Bethany Horne asks Loubani about it, and asks the Fahmy family what comes next.
Why is the media so incurious about John Baird’s sudden resignation? Why is Baird being so vigorously lionized? Torontoist staff writer Desmond Cole talks with Jesse about this, and about what we’re not allowed to discuss as we submit to new anti-terror laws.
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