There are other men who are about to be exposed. Count on it. The media have been on their trail for many weeks. Once it gets through the editors, other men will be going down.
Happens a lot, in the new era. A story gets told, people instantly react, someone gets vilified. Sometimes they get destroyed. Except, this timeâ€Ž, the mob went after a mother who didn't deserve it.
For now, no one is talking on the record about who knew what, and when they knew it. We can be reasonably assured that Justin Trudeau and his senior staff are justifiably unhappy, and have had some interesting chats with the RCMP. When it returns at month's-end, angry questions in the House of Commons are inevitable.
Hill Times columnist Warren Kinsella weighs in on the best and worst performers on the political stage in 2017, and what to expect in the new year.
After The Hill TimesÂ published my column last week, this writer received multiple calls, emails, and direct messages about the two men Iâ€™d written about.
Not every man in Canadian political life is a scumbag. But, in Ottawa nowadays, the silence is deafening. It is impossible that #MeToo stories canâ€™t be found on Parliament Hill.Â So why isnâ€™t anyone telling them?
Sheilah Martin was and is a feminist. Much has been made of her commitment to equal rights for all. In my experience, she was certainly all that, but she was also more.Â
Heritage Minister MĂ©lanie Joly has blocked me on Twitter, so I'm writing her this letter.