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Sunday, May 27, 2007

Commentary: You Know You Have a Beard, Right?

Sean Condon wrote an interesting interview in a recent Only Magazine about Kevin Potvin. I thought I'd share a bit of it here.

Kevin Potvin thought he could run for the Green Party in Vancouver-Kingsway during the next federal election, take on the hated David Emerson and win a seat in the House of Commons. Holy shit, he was way off.

Instead, the publisher of The Republic and owner of Magpie Books and Magazines on Commercial Drive got slammed in every newspaper in the country, got hundreds of death threats and got bumped by the Greens because of an article he wrote five years ago called “A revolting confession” about 9/11 and America’s devastating imperialism.

Read the full story here...

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