Thursday, March 28, 2019

Canada loves apologizing for anything and everything

Here's an example.  Enough said!!! 

Alexander Quon at GlobalNews
Halifax artist apologizes for controversial cartoon of Jody Wilson-Raybould

Halifax political cartoonist Michael de Adder is taking some social media backlash for this depiction of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.

A popular Halifax political cartoonist says he will “strive to do better” after one his cartoons, depicting the SNC-Lavalin controversy, caused an uproar on social media.
“Cartoonists sometimes have unanticipated secondary interpretations in cartoons that they don’t intend,” wrote Michael de Adder in a series of tweets on Saturday evening.

"I assure people who have supported over the course of my career that I’m not tone deaf to concerns about this cartoon.”
The cartoon at the centre of the controversy shows former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on opposite sides of a boxing ring. Trudeau is being advised to “keep beating her up, solicitor-client privilege has tied her hands.”
But what had people most upset was the depiction of Wilson-Raybould tied and gagged — with some saying it draws an ugly parallel to violence against women and Indigenous women in................

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