July 21, 2015

Toronto Star's "Catherine Porter is a shameless liar who doesn't take responsibility even after she's caught"

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

You might have heard about the "apology" I got today from the Toronto Star's Catherine Porter, after we caught her lying about me in her column.

You may remember what happened:

She painted me as a bully in print, but we had video that showed that much of she was saying wasn't true.

You can see the whole thing HERE.

Under pressure from The Rebel, our viewers and, no doubt, her employer, Porter was forced to write the non-apology to me that ran in the Star today.

I'm not surprised by any of this because Porter declared in a previous Star column -- one she wrote about a woman who lied about having cancer, and who she called a "hero" -- that lying is acceptable for a "good" cause (like turning me into a bad guy.)

That's typical of self-proclaimed "social justice warriors" like Porter, and the other Media Party types who won't condemn her.

They all think the ends justify the means.

PS: You won't believe where Porter is going to be tonight. And no, I'm not lying...


(WATCH the whole video of my encounter with Catherine Porter at ProtestVideo.ca)

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commented 2015-07-22 10:48:34 -0400
Robert. I understand your motivation as you have explained it, but to encourage this makes it too time consuming to sort the salient points from the mud slinging in the comment sections.
commented 2015-07-22 10:41:14 -0400
Nah, Roger I call doing this reverse trolling, he’s here to get a rise from the crowd, so I toss it back. You’d be surprised how many of these type of blowhards you can reduce to just frothing at the mouth pissed off angry idiots biting their tongue with a well placed ad-hominem ala Ben Shapiro’s sir to Zoey Tur. If I can get Jimmy broiling angry where he’d like to punch me for insulting his “pride” it’s all worth it.
commented 2015-07-22 10:33:35 -0400
Robert. Folks are passionate about the issues to be sure, but I think you just fired the puck over the glass there.
commented 2015-07-22 10:29:58 -0400
Jimmy thinks the public cry of Porter’s lying is a non-scandal yet he’s here drunk on some homemade red at 10:00 AM commenting on it and he throwing around the words irony and hypocrisy . I guess his Portuguese to English dictionary gave him the wrong words, or he might just be that stupid in his “prideful” objections lol. Hey Jimmy go dig out a root cellar at some newly arrived cousin’s house or something. There are many things you’re better at than political analysis you crypto commie moron.
commented 2015-07-22 10:24:49 -0400
Jimmy Da Silva is just another of those “proud” clannish Portuguese types that are used to getting drunk and loud. They boast about that shithole near 3rd world homeland and wave that red and green rag of colonial oppression of blacks in Africa while they all move to Toronto,Boston, or Newark. When it comes to loud and obnoxious these guys in their shark skin pants and pointy shoes always just enjoy a scene, whether berating their captive housekeeper wife of battling with their neighbours. In the case of Jimmy he’s taking that genetic abusing gene to the comments section of The Rebel. Ignore this savage he’s an imbecile from a nation of boorish twits.
commented 2015-07-22 10:15:24 -0400
Jimmy, you really must be looking for attention. You know as well if the roles were switched in this story, the MSM would be all over Ezra. When you start calling people sheep, maybe one can say that you are a sheep that follows the progressive side or maybe in your case just to the idiotic side.
commented 2015-07-22 10:09:59 -0400
Hey Jimmy, with your mentality maybe you could write for The Star. You would be a hit with the readers but the copy editor might get a tad fed up with having to constantly delete the vulgarity from your musings.
commented 2015-07-22 10:07:23 -0400
The irony to me is that she was trying to set Levant up. She was going after him and using her daughter (clearly being groomed by the mother to be a clone of herself — poor kid) as a stealth weapon. Instead she found herself in way over her empty little self-absorbed head.
commented 2015-07-22 09:54:37 -0400
I love how Ezra actually believes that this is a “scandal”. No one gives a fuck beyond your flock of sheep here.
commented 2015-07-22 09:47:01 -0400
The Star? Pffft! I gave up on their socialist tripe over 30 years ago. Nowadays, I wind up reading bits and pieces through URL’s from 3rd parties but in all that time, I have never again paid for a copy of their rag.
This Catherine Porter nonsense reinforces my original decision.
commented 2015-07-22 09:33:20 -0400
Oh the irony and the hypocrisy.
commented 2015-07-22 09:23:40 -0400
Maybe Porter should start the fiction section in the Star.
I dumped the Star years ago because it is a 3rd rate rag.
commented 2015-07-22 09:02:55 -0400
Of course she lied. Socialism’s control of on t he populous has to be based on continued lying.
commented 2015-07-22 08:30:14 -0400
This whole thread makes me think of mandatory university ethics courses. If you haven’t got a solid set of ethics by that point in your life then those courses don’t teach you proper ethics, they teach you what you will be called on. Porter may become a sacrificial lamb because the left depends upon hypocrisy in how they rule (all are equal, but some are more equal than others) and having someone outed as a regular liar runs the risk of the hypocrisy being noted in other ways or places.

If The Star removes the turd that has been identified in the punch bowl that doesn’t mean that there’s no more turds in it. Even if there aren’t any others, I’m still not drinking the punch. That’s two Porter turds that aren’t floating any more. Why is anyone still thirsty for what the bowl offers?
commented 2015-07-22 07:51:12 -0400
Re: The Porter – Star fallout
Porter being rendered up for sacrificial purposes was a cynical move by the Star which had to be done to keep the bogus ambiance of “balanced accurate journalism” alive in the public eye. In pith and substance the Star remains a deeply conflicted news org imbued with all the civil foibles , deceit, innuendo, morbid bias, half truths etc. , but under cover of presumed “professionalism” and “mainstream credibility” – in reality nothing could be further from the truth, but they hope throwing Porter to the wolves gives them a leg up on maintaining their fraudulent piety. It’s been done before and it will happen again, it’s formula MSM.
commented 2015-07-22 07:19:29 -0400
DAWG PORTER’s twitter feed is getting a beating – https://twitter.com/porterthereport

Keep it up Ezra – keep calling out the communist pig loving DAWGS!!!

Too bad for DAWG PORTER’s daughter – doomed to be an angry teenager and adult.
commented 2015-07-22 06:59:48 -0400
Well, well….Porter must really have gone over the top with her BSing to prompt the Star’s public flogging. It’s rare for them to hang one of their “best” out to dry this way. Granted, its not the same as dismissing her but she’s probably got too many fans on the editorial board for that to happen.
I used to read Porter’s columns at one time because they were so smarmy and self-absorbed, chock full of musings about the irrelevancies and fly shit of her personal life. I used to check them out to see if she could outdo herself and often she did (she even wrote a column that paid tribute to her colon and sphincter muscle). I used to wonder how much of what she wrote was just made up. Many of the columns had that quality about them.
There was a series that she wrote at one time about a Haitian family that she had “adopted” not long after the earthquake. I recall she wrote these self-aggrandizing columns about her visits with these desperately poor people and their young daughter and her efforts to help them, mostly by giving them the pleasure of her company. In the last one she seemed to give up on them as they were not taking her advice. The columns focused on their young daughter (named Lovely) who, in hindsight, now seems like another girl-prop. I used to wonder about the fact vs. fiction ratio in that series. I now have a pretty good idea. I stopped reading Porter’s crap a while ago – it wasn’t worth the cost of the gravol.
commented 2015-07-22 04:18:27 -0400
Never has the Canadian public been so ill-served by the MSM as it is today. Thank you Ezra, for THEREBEL.
commented 2015-07-22 01:26:33 -0400
Thank you for the update but I learned a long time ago that you can paint a skunks stripe black but it that doesn’t make it a cat … an apology that is not sincere is worth less than ignoring the fault.
commented 2015-07-22 00:07:43 -0400
With the leftist ‘progressive’ media just proves that everything is just an illusion.
commented 2015-07-21 23:56:01 -0400
Be sure to turn on your phone’s audio recorder if you ever encounter Catherine Porter.
commented 2015-07-21 23:47:03 -0400
Hey Catherine Porter! (If you are reading this, which I doubt). The big issue here is, how can you look at yourself in the mirror everyday and think you are setting a good example for your daughter? Ladies and gentlemen, the mother of year goes to Catherine Porter!
commented 2015-07-21 23:30:14 -0400
Taras, if you think you are making some kind of pertinent point, let me be the first to tell you , its weak.
commented 2015-07-21 23:18:38 -0400
3:20 “not going to spend anymore time on Catherine Porter”

Spends the rest of the video talking about her. Sometimes people just can’t help themselves.
Does this make Ezra a liar as well?
commented 2015-07-21 23:01:14 -0400
The left relies on lies and insults to further their narrative. Sad lot.
commented 2015-07-21 22:33:56 -0400
She is a vampire, wear garlic.

So her hand was forced to make a “sort of” apology to Ezra. It still doesn’t cut it. The reputation of the Star is sullied. Why would the Star stand with the truth and then allow her to remain? It just makes it look as though they were just covering their butts from a lawsuit and nothing else.
Yuck yuck, no harm done, next… oh an interview with a woman who faked cancer, and how being a good liar is a part of dealing in today’s world.
Not a good look.
commented 2015-07-21 22:26:04 -0400
It is a mark of the quality of the publication that they would employ such a person to represent them to the public. The Star has not been a reliable source of news for years. The fact that they would allow this hollow apology from such an uber-liberal is further proof that the Star is circling the drain. They are little more than the print version of the CBC as the print version of the latest Liberal party screed.
commented 2015-07-21 21:44:11 -0400
I usually do not like the idea of internet shaming. Where somebody is shamed by many for something stupid they did or said. Usually I find it to be a type of mob lynching, perpetuated only because it is currently viral. However in this case I do think it is warranted. Porter was obviously trying to get Ezra shamed by the pubic for being mean to a child, only because she does not agree with his views. She calls herself a social justice warrior or something like that. It is ironic justice in this case.
commented 2015-07-21 21:39:10 -0400
I see that lizzie just got back from her canoe trip… wonder if she had a paddle… because she certainly doesn’t have one now.
commented 2015-07-21 21:09:19 -0400
Porter, Lizzie May and her boyfriend Khadr make good soul mates. They read from the same script and utilize similar tactics.