Skip to comments.Tone gets sharper in Toronto Centre byelection (Female candidate made "mistake" of praising Palin)
Posted on 11/14/2013 3:47:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
OTTAWAThe Toronto Centre byelection campaign is taking on a harsher edge as it heads into its final 10 days, and Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland is the prime target of some of the more pointed attacks.
In the past few days, Freelands rivals have been circulating campaign posters that mock her recent arrival in Toronto from the U.S., as well as a 2008 column she wrote, praising former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Meanwhile, in the past few days, a 2008 column by Freeland has also been making the rounds, with the headline: Sarah Palin is a true feminist role model. In the article, Freeland describes the ultra-conservative vice-presidential candidate of that election as a genuinely self-made woman, who broke into politics without the head start of a powerful husband or father.
Freeland, in an interview with the Star, says she doesnt regret writing the article or the sentiments within it.
My basic point there, which I completely stand by, is that if you are a feminist and I totally am and you believe its important to have women break glass ceilings in politics and in other walks of life, you cant be hypocritical about that, Freeland said.
There is sometimes an attitude, on the left, that says breaking a glass ceiling by a woman . . . only counts if its someone who shares my political views. The point that I made in that piece is thats hypocritical.(continued)
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First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
The notorious Toronto Red Star neo-marxist paper going after lil justin trudeau`s “economic advisor” !?
Liberal’s fangs coming out? Liberals getting ready to destroy someone? No surprise there.
I could comment on Canadian politics, but like Rob Ford, I have more than enough to eat at home.