Left-wing American activist Michael Moore commended Brigette DePape, the Senate page turned protestor, on her controversial cardboard moment last week during the throne speech. DePape was immediately relieved of her page duties after holding up a “Stop Harper” sign in the Senate Chamber during the throne speech. Moore, who is famous for his anti-establishment films, Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11, offered the 21-year old a job via Facebook, citing her protest as an inspirational and iconic moment. An anti-Harperite himself, Moore urged Canadians to “bring out their inner hockey stick” and shift support away from the Conservative Party. Many members of parliament denounced the protest as disrespectful. But DePape has inspired a “Stop Harper” protest to take place on June 10.
Monday, June 6, 2011