Saturday, January 19, 2019

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John Baird

Lantern-jawed Federal Conservative Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Stephen Harper’s chief attack dog and parliamentary bully. Foreign Affairs is his fourth cabinet post, having held Transport, Environment and Treasury Board, and a couple of other ministries no one has ever heard about.  He was also a post-teen cabinet minister in Mike Harris’ right-wing Ontario regime, and he learned his bullying skills in Harris’ not-exactly-lamented-school of beating up the poor.

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Brian Fawcett

Brian Fawcett

Brian Fawcett is a Toronto-based writer.

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