Champion of right-wing America lashes out at Canadian university

Ann Coulter accuses U of O of promoting hatred against conservatives

Ann Coulter is all riled up again. Her latest target: the University of Ottawa. Coulter is scheduled to speak at the U of O Tuesday night as part of a three-city Canadian tour. But now, she’s attacking the university’s provost for an email he sent her, warning her that in Canada, free speech is defined differently than it is in the U.S. Coulter explains: “Now that the provost has instructed me on the criminal speech laws he apparently believes I have a proclivity [to break], despite knowing nothing about my speech, I see that he is guilty of promoting hatred against an identifiable group: conservatives.” Coulter adds: “I was hoping for a fruit basket upon my arrival in Canada, not a threat to criminally prosecute me.”

Ottawa Citizen

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