Liberal Canadians Seethe, Gnash Teeth Over Tucker Carlson’s Presence

Elected members of the Liberal Party of Canada got into an argument during Thursday's meeting over Tucker Carlson's sold-out event in Alberta on Wednesday.

Carlson, co-founder of the Daily Caller and the Daily Caller News Foundation, took on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. event I interviewed him, asked him to appear on TV, and did a live performance. interview With Alberta Premier Daniel Smith. During the meeting, several party members attacked Carlson, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling him an apologist for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Canadian Heritage Minister Pascal St. Onge calling the incident “deplorable.” is. (Related: 'The First Amendment is done': Tucker stands up to internet troll convicted of 2016 election meme)

“Pierre Poièvre and his conservative allies call Ukraine a faraway foreign land and vote against supporting Ukraine in order to appease Putin apologists and Putin enablers like Tucker Carlson. ,” Prime Minister Trudeau said. Said.


“What happened yesterday is absolutely deplorable,” St. Onge said, according to a translation. “For conservative Canadian politicians to invite American far-right Tucker Carlson to come here to Canada, especially as we see them trying to have a more violent political climate like Tucker Carlson is doing. “It's about resisting attempts in ways that are completely unacceptable, including by putting a target on the backs of Canadian politicians.”

Mr. Carlson also came under fire for a joke he told at Mr. Trudeau's expense. In it, the Canadian prime minister hinted that he was in the closet. according to To the Toronto Sun. (Related article: 'Look in the mirror': 'The Five' slams Trudeau for dispelling Muslim parents' concerns about LGBT ideology in schools)


“I'm here with my colleagues, Liberal caucus members, ministers, everyone, to talk about what happened in Edmonton last night when Alberta Premier Daniel Smith invited Tucker Carlson to the center of my riding. ,” said Randy Boissonneau, Minister of Employment and Workforce Development. “You can tell a lot about a person by the company they stay with… I know how progressive Equestrian Edmonton Center is. I’ve been its president since 2015 and Daniel Smith brought a mouthpiece of the far-right MAGA conservative to the Edmonton Center. Spewing hate against LGBTQ2 people is outrageous and deplorable, and we will not tolerate it.”

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