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I read the news today, oh boy…

March 20th, 2008 | Posted by Amy Boughner in Issues

A few things that caught my attention today:

One of the pro-Tibet¬†protesters on Parliament Hill this morning was being interviewed on CBC and was asked if they were calling for a boycott of the Olympics and he said that it’s not their place to call for a boycott – They’ll leave it up to the athletes and sponsors – It will be on their conscience if they want to “bloody their hands.”

Yeah, it’s not their place to judge.

Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day held a press conference about the RCMP but most of the questions from reporters were about this report of blueprints for an anti-terrorism unit building on CFB Trenton being found in the trash in an upscale Ottawa neighbourhood. Questions directed at the minister included “How did THAT happen?” and “How¬†embarrassing is this?”

Minister Day is one of my favourite people to watch squirm.

Further to this story – The CBC anchor this morning referred to the story that “just came to light last hour” during the press conference – Apparently she doesn’t read her morning papers.

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