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Any publicity exposing them would not come from the police or the courts. An alleged victim of sex abuse gets a publication ban upon her name merely by asking for one.” If it suffices to accuse, what will become of the innocent? ” @cblatchford, Oy Vey is right!

National Post | Full Comment

Does anyone remember the day three long years ago that the actress Mary Walsh, in full alleged character as Marg Delahunty from the CBC TV show This Hour Has 22 Minutes, appeared at the home of Rob Ford?

It was early in the morning, and Mr. Ford was with his little daughter, who was alarmed by the sight of this strangely dressed, shrieking woman, and when Ms. Walsh and her cameraman ambushed him, Mr. Ford called the police.

The story became part of smug city lore: Imagine, went this refrain, being such a bumpkin you didn’t know who Mary Walsh was and the nature of her Marg Delahunty schtick?

It was one of those moments where I loved the soon-to-be-out-of-office mayor.

But for hard news and hockey, I gave up watching the CBC decades ago, and CBC radio I consider a soporific.

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