Wednesday, June 23

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Kokanee Grope gives poll numbers a nudge

EDITORIAL: Kokanee Grope gives poll numbers a nudge

Editorials, News
The worst part of the Kokanee Grope is the gall of it all. We’re not just talking about Justin Trudeau’s audacity to grope a female reporter at an event in the year 2000. Although of course that was wrong and deserves condemnation.What makes it all worse though is Trudeau’s troubling non-apology and his whole double standard around sexual assault and harassment allegations.The PM had previously said he had a “zero tolerance” policy towards such allegations. This saw him effectively ruin the careers of two Liberal MPs several years ago because he did not take an “innocent until proven guilty” approach to accusations leveled against them.Then he went on to say earlier this year that he was fairly certain that he would not be faced with any #MeToo accusations from any time in