Vancouver Sun

MLA APOL­O­GIZES FOR TWEETS ABOUT PM, ASY­LUM SEEK­ERS

- Social Media · Politics · Twitter · Justin Trudeau

apol­o­giz­ing af­ter call­ing asy­lum seek­ers a “drain on so­ci­ety” on Twit­ter and for retweet­ing posts that sug­gested Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau was a “scum­bag.” Cliff Gray­don posted a mes­sage late Tues­day say­ing he is un­der­go­ing sen­si­tiv­ity train­ing and tak­ing a break from so­cial me­dia af­ter com­ing un­der fire for the posts. “Above all po­lit­i­cal de­bates must be re­spected,” he posted. “This is a stan­dard that I’ve not met on so­cial me­dia.

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