Last week the CBC’s Jian Ghomeshi held a “debate” between Mr. Levant and Mr. Nikiforuk [see 'Q' past episodes, Sep 15]. Mr. Levant steamrollered both of them (it inevitably turned out to be two against one). I could almost have felt sorry for Mr. Nikiforuk if he hadn’t started out by suggesting that oil was either “The Devil’s tears” or “The Devil’s Excrement.” With imagery like that, you know that objectivity has already gone out the window. Ethical Oil provides some desperately needed perspective.I like the CBC debating rules - the lefty host/moderator joins in to gang up on 'the enemy'. Very classy, Ghomeshi!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Ezra Levant kicks ass on CBC radio
In his excellent FP column today, Peter Foster gives high marks to Ezra Levant's new book "Ethical Oil: The case for Canada's Oil Sands". At the end he refers to Ezra's debate on CBC last week: