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Canadian Media Yay and Nay

Canadian Media Yay and Nay

Though I was reeling with national pride from word I got from a friend last night that Canadian distributors had refused to show Larry The Cable Guy‘s latest bigot-fest, Witless Protection in theatres, that quickly disappeared when I discovered news that CTV, one of Canada’s main television networks, had aired this horrible commercial from conservative group Life Productions. To brief yourself first, check out the organization’s cringe-inducing website that includes a “Are You Good Enough To Get Into Heaven Test” (One question, “God commands that we set aside one day in seven. Have you ever been guilty of breaking this Commandment?” will get you to hell alone). Anyway, somehow CTV (who is a “proud” sponsor of many Pride events), decided to air a commercial about “curing” homosexuality… I got word from a “facebook activist group” that they have stopped airing it due to protests, but seriously.. between this and last week’s Bill C-10 bullshit, Canada is quickly losing the liberal image I once prided myself on being a part of….

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