The historic unpleasantness of the Vaughan by-election

Julian Fantino doesn’t let 2010 pass without explaining that Hitler reference.

Shortly after the Nov. 25 byelection, Fantino drew fire when he drew comparisons between the campaign and Hitler, a comment he says was taken out of context.

“A lot of this is show business and taking things out of context,”Fantino said. “What I did … refer to a process that I experienced and not cast aspersion on any particular person … That whole passage of history is unpleasant. And some of the things that happened to me on my campaign were unpleasant too.”

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