Tory MP rant part of a bizarre anti-media malaise (Ottawa Citizen)


The most polite thing one can say about Cheryl Gallant’s bizarre ‘Gallant News Network’ video is that it’s no more bizarre than most of the things Cheryl Gallant says or does.

The six-term Conservative MP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke has a well-earned reputation as a wildcard, and so a ten-minute, hostage-quality Facebook video hounding the “elite-stream” media over their coverage of the Omar Khadr settlement isn’t out of character.

Although it’s best to not delve too deeply into Ms. Gallant’s mind, her video does allow for an examination of the pathology behind a disease infecting too many C/conservatives: the mistrust and/or hatred of the media.

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