May 19, 2024
Unlike many here, world targets Iran -- not Trump -- for downing jet
Isn’t it great that Canada’s state news agency is echoing the talking points of Iran’s state news agency?
Isn’t it great that Canada’s state news agency is echoing the talking points of Iran’s state news agency?

In Iran, they are marching in the streets denouncing their own government over the downing of Ukraine International Flight 752.

In Washington, there are members of Congress attempting to pass a resolution in support of those protestors.

In Canada, there is an obsession with finding a way to blame Iran shooting down the plane on American President Donald Trump. Bizarrely, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a nod to that school of thought on Monday.

It didn’t go unnoticed in Washington, of course, that might be because one of the main voices pushing this idea — CBC’s Katie Simpson — went and asked Congressional Republicans what they thought of Trudeau’s comments.

Simpson has been pushing the Trump-is-to-blame idea ever since the plane was blown out of the sky. She’s not alone but she has taken plenty of air time to make the case.

[…]

See Also:

(1) Canadian government to spend estimated $800M more to keep aging CF-18s in fighting shape

(2) Watch out Alberta, Quebec wants to become Canada’s new energy powerhouse

(3) Michael McCain’s rant oversteps boundaries of good corporate governance

(4) Court Rules Dad Can’t Keep Teen Daughter From Male Hormones

(5) ‘Canada should be worried’: Canadian exporters may become collateral damage of U.S-China trade deal

Loading