I like Mark Critch from This Hour Has 22 Minutes. As government comedians go, he's pretty funny.
He won't like my description, but that's what Critch is:
He's been on the state-sponsored CBC's payroll for years.
(Isn't it weird being a "satirist" who works for the Establishment? It's like being in a government punk band...)
Anyway, Critch has entered the federal election campaign.
He doesn't like a Conservative MP named Paul Calandra and he's been tweeting about it.
Critch called Calandra a "tool," then pledged to donate money to a Newfoundland abortion clinic every time someone tweeted the same thing.
But then Critch vows to use his show -- which is funded by taxpayer dollars -- to attack the Tory MP.
The trouble is:
The CBC's own code of conduct seems to forbid this kind of political activity...
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