Former U.S. vice-prez Dick Cheney is scared to come to Canada

Former U.S. vice-prez Dick Cheney is scared to come to Canada

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Former U.S. vice-president and bumbling hunter Dick Cheney has wiggled out of a Toronto speaking appearance this spring because he thinks Canada is “not friendly.” After spirited protests at Cheney’s appearance in Vancouver last year, Cheney and his daughter Liz decided “it was better for their personal safety if they stay out of Canada,” according to the promoter of this year’s event. Those who bought tickets will now see the much less famous commentators Mark Steyn and Michael Coren (the latter of whom would probably attract protesters of his own if people actually listened to his silly ideas). As for Cheney, at least he and George W. Bush can commiserate about north-of-the-border hostility. Read the entire story [Toronto Sun] »