Ezra Levant recently spoke at the Banff cartoonists conference. The group’s outgoing president had a regretably rare but easily repeatable experience — if you dare to allow yourself to have it, that is:
Ezra Levant turned out to be quite an interesting speaker, and not the reactionary grandstander I had incorrectly assumed he would be. I had the pleasure of dining with him before the speech, I found him to be a likable, well-informed individual with some excellent and frightening points.
Turns out that Canadians looking down on the US for the freedoms they’ve given away to The Department of Homeland Security should take a long hard look at our own Human Rights Commissions. No qualifications, auditors, oversight committees or warrants necessary for these folks. All it takes is an accusation, and you’re guilty until proven innocent. One step removed from Big Brother, and a short step at that.