Monday, October 13, 2008

Handy Peter Kent (Thornhill) controversy index

Peter Kent ThornhillA Toronto candidate seems to be increasingly accident prone. Peter Kent's (CPC candidate in Thornhill) proposed expanding private health care at a debate, forcing Stephen Harper to respond. (News story: Peter Kent wants more private medicare).

This shortly after he had a commercial blow up in his face. Peter Kent, who was once a CTV journalist, ended up having CTV deny that Pamela Wallen and Lloyd Robertson had endorsed him, after he released a video featuring them and implying otherwise (and here).

Given the proliferation of Peter Kent stories, I thought it would be useful to bring them all into one post.

A few weeks ago Dawg and I had a series of questions after it had become clear that Kent had served in various capacities with the anti-Muslim group, the Canadian Coalition for Democracies (on which see here and here and here):
(I'll add to this if more stories appear that I missed.)