Elbowgate 2016

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Posted on May 24, 2016

Now the rhetoric seems partisan, seems self-motivated, seems over the top, and therefore, I don’t believe will gain traction with the average person.
— Randi Rahamim

‘Twas the elbow felt around the nation. On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 there was an event of epic proportions in the House of Commonsナkind of. Elbows were misdirected. Words were thrown. Insults abounded. And we are all left to consider the aftermath.
In this week’s episode, Allie and David discuss the incident in the House of Commons that resulted from rising tensions over Motion 6 and what is being considered the government’s attempts to curtail debate. Allie also talks with Randi Rahamim on the event and the NDP and Conservative parties’ response.

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