Justin Trudeau judges the youth of today
“Comme des Ostrogoths en vacances”
Justin Trudeau lashed out at the maskless influencer partiers from Quebec, who are having a hard time getting a flight home from Cancun after showing off their rowdy conduct. While the partying passengers are now facing potential jail time, and fines of up to $5,000, certain members of 111 Private Club are saying they followed the rules.
Ontario’s closing catastrophe
Reporting from the Toronto Star reveals an initial desire among certain insiders to respond to Omicron by closing schools sooner. Doug Ford’s flip-flop was driven by the expectation of too many educators calling in sick. Ontario students have now missed the most in-class learning in North America, which is bringing on protests.
The making of a political tweet from Pizza Hut. While the salad days of Brand Twitter seem mercifully behind us, Doug Ford’s talk of making decisive decisions was less expected as inspiring satire from the source of stuffed crust. Ogilvy is the agency taking the victory lap for Ontario Liberal leader Steven Del Duca placing an order.
A quitter trends on Twitter
The attention to Tara Henley announcing her intention to no longer work at the CBC due to a “radical political agenda” has continued to strike certain nerves. Jody Wilson-Raybould was one supporter of this stance. With that came wider scrutiny of what Henley’s byline was attached to, and a dragging based on her temp employee status as a producer:
Global News Radio’s new national weeknight host is Ben O’Hara-Byrne. The veteran reporter’s A Little More Conversation sounds destined to have less to do with the host’s political opinion than predecessor Charles Adler. Meanwhile at iHeartRadio, nightly host Jamil Jivani has disappeared from schedules without any explanation.
Finally, punked over pronouns
Avril Lavigne had her 2002 hit “Sk8er Boi” invoked on Twitter by U.S. Republican representative Lauren Boebert, who wonders if the “delusional Left” will cancel it due to the opening line: “He was a boy / She was a girl / Can I make it any more obvious?” You can surely blame this on Lavigne dusting off the tune in the waning hours of 2021: