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Iggy lashes out at Sir Paul

Michael Ignatieff tries to explain Canada's seal hunt to the Brits, slamming the former Beatle along the way

In an interview with Britain’s Telegraph newspaper, Michael Ignatieff took a swipe at Paul McCartney while defending Canada’s seal cull and condemning the European ban against seal products.”Paul McCartney, I love your music,” said the Canadian opposition leader, “but leave the seals to the people who know them. This is not marginal to us, this is very important.” Ignatieff’s role as a Canadian politician is being watched closely by the British press, as he spent two decades in the country as a BBC personality and academic.

Telegraph

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