It’s rare that a single day goes by when Arnie isn’t doing dramatic, primary research about radical Islam in Canada — the kind of investigative journalism that the mainstream media should be doing, but doesn’t.
In fact, many of Arnie’s scoops soon become front page stories, when MSM journalists take his work and run with it. Just to name the most recent example, it was Arnie who blew the whistle on Zijad Delic, the radical imam of the anti-Semitic Canadian Islamic Congress, who had been invited by the Department of Defence to give a talk to the government.
After Arnie’s expose leapt from his blog onto TV, Peter MacKay himself cancelled the event.
So it shouldn’t surprise you that Richard Warman is now suing Arnie for $500,000. Amongst Arnie’s crimes? Linking to the website of Mark Steyn. Seriously.
(I should note that Warman hasn’t sued Steyn — he’s too afraid to do so. Warman’s specialty is suing penniless bloggers or pushover media outlets happy to pay a nuisance settlement. Neither describes Mark Steyn and Maclean’s.)
So I am writing this blog entry for two reasons…