Far too soon after George Galloway last appeared on Canadian soil (OK, "never" would also be too soon), he's back for another round of political posturing and demagoguery. As Terry Glavin explains, Galloway's main purpose these days seems to be to besmirch by association the reputations of his hosts - who presumably pay him a fair stipend for thse efforts.
To recap: George Galloway has earned a lifetime's profit from slobbering on the very boots in which the world's warmongering Arab tyrants now stand quaking. In Britain, Galloway was expelled from the Labour Party on charges that he incited Arabs to fight British troops, although to be fair he is probably best remembered for dressing up in red tights on a reality television show and drinking milk from the cupped hands of Rula Lenska, an aging celebrity whose celebrity derives from having once been a young celebrity. In Canada, Galloway is heralded as an "anti-war" celebrity and a "progressive," and now he has been invited to visit Canada yet again, this time to present himself as a friend to the risen masses of Arabs and Iranians at whose bravery and suffering he has done...More >>