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Old 11-18-2019, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by drm View Post

Or as Forrest Gump says, "stupid is as stupid does". To try and say that he wasn't singling out immigrants is laughable - and he has a long enough history as a xenophobe that it seems to be in character.

I am still in utter disbelief that he was so high on the list of greatest Canadians - and also I'm not.
I mean, it was a public voting system.

The results were incredibly stupid. You could maybe defend half of the top ten for being there and the number one choice was the wrong one (Tommy Douglas, often called the "Father of medicare" though that wildly simplifies the truth.) Cherry, however, was incredibly absurd. He isn't one of the ten most important people in the history of Canadian HOCKEY.
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