Welcome to Rebel Roundup, ladies and gentlemen – and the rest of you – in which we look back at some of the very best commentaries of the week by your favourite Rebels. I’m your host, David Menzies.
Well, some bad news on the electoral front: Elections Canada admits there are more than 112,000 people on the federal voters’ lists who shouldn't be there. Oh, and here’s some even worse news: Elections Canada says it doesn’t have enough time to fix this problem before October’s federal election. It’s BBQ season right now, after all. Sheila Gunn Reid will weigh on this egregious situation.
Well, Mr Bexte went to Washington recently. And guess what happened? He was given the royal treatment by the Americans but he was actually denied entry to the Canadian embassy by the Prime Minister’s Office due to... Rebel Derangement Syndrome? Keean Bexte will weigh in on Justin Trudeau’s slimy ways when it comes to banning media outlets that dare to rock the boat.
And finally: letters; we get your letters; we get your letters every minute of every day. I’ll share some of your responses regarding how one media outlet – that would be little ol’ us – getting frogmarched out of an Eid Mubarak dinner hosted by the Canadian-Muslim Vote and featuring Justin Trudeau as a guest of honour. Hey, I’m feeling déjà vu here! But apparently we aren’t government-approved and union-approved or Muslim-approved media, so, therefore, that makes us media non grata. Nice.
Those are your Rebels, now let’s round. ‘em up...