FUREY: The Emergencies Act inquiry must probe PM's convoy spin
Ottawa Sun: 'In recent weeks, it’s become clear that the Liberals spread a lot of spin and half-truths about the truckers’ freedom convoy in the lead up to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s unprecedented invocation of the Emergencies Act.
'There was Trudeau’s incendiary smear of the convoy as an event besieged by “anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, anti-Black racism, homophobia, and transphobia.”
'That this was somehow a defining feature of the convoy was debunked by many on-the-ground reports. “I’ve seen dozens of other black Canadians sharing videos and pictures demonstrating their support for the convoy, many of them pushing back against the divisive racism narrative being pushed by Trudeau and the media,” Jamil Jivani wrote in Newsweek.
'But it didn’t matter. The damage was done....'