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Typical CBC "Balance"

Reader comment on item: York University and Campus Watch

Submitted by Ken Davidson (Canada), Feb 2, 2003 at 02:46

At least Ms. Tremonti tried to do her hatchet work while Mr. Pipes was on the line to riposte her. On her first day on "The Current", she waited until her guests (an escaped Iraqi nuclear scientist, and a former weapons inspector, both of whom said that Saddam is a liar and a menace) were off the line to poo-poo everything they had said by slyly musing that no one's threatening war against North Korea with its WMD because it has no oil.

So it appears that to Ms. Tremonti, or whoever was feeding her questions from the control booth ( I think the former, judging by the vein-popping intensity of her outrage), Mr. Pipes is a McCarthyite because he exposes the anti-Semitism on college campuses. And he is a racist because he thinks barbarism is a failing of those who are barbaric, rather than of those who are the subject of the barbarians' hatred.

The world is so much simpler for the CBC, where all brown people are noble savages, and all white people are exploitative imperialists, incurring the understandable wrath of the unsung masses. I can't wait for the cognitive dissonance at the CBC when Iraq becomes a democracy.

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