It's that time again... and this year's provided some doozies, but I still want to know YOUR choices, for the Fourth Annual Douchebag of the Year Award. Multiple nominees are welcome, as long as they are well-known groups/figures (and you nominate with a good reason, as opposed to just being a bigoted twit). Deadline is November 16th.
A scathing report from Ontario's independent police review board, has confirmed what was obvious to the rest of us, two years ago: that the G20 police force -- consisting of Toronto police, the OPP, and the RCMP -- was not only grossly ill-managed, but brutally assaulted the freedoms of a thousand Canadians, wrongly arrested and often beaten, whether they protested or not. Several senior commanders are facing criminal charges, and Bill Blair is facing calls to resign.
SMOKING GUN FOUND: Elections Canada and even Conservative staffers are now saying that the "Pierre Poutine" robocalls have been traced to the IP address of Harper campaign staffer Andrew Prescott, and that ballot box thief Michael Sona BOASTED about the Tories making these illegal phone calls. NEW ELECTION, NOW!
In the last week, an Upper-Case Liberal government agree to tax the super rich, a far-right party got its ass kicked in ALBERTA, over racist/homophobic/threatening remarks, Bev Oda did something so corrupt and sleazy that even other Conservatives want her gone, and Harper answered a question about our troops coming home... by accusing the NDP of supporting Hitler. When they didn't exist yet. And their counterparts in the 30s wanted to FIGHT Hitler. Not surprisingly, Harper's poll numbers are n...