Definition alleged: 1. stated or described to be such; presumed; 2. dubious.
Which definition did Trevor Lautens, the alleged journalist, have in mind when he wrote his alleged column last week? I suspect the same definition I have applied in the previous sentence.
However, I am expressing a view that is unproven in a court of law, based solely on my own observations, whereas the aforementioned, alleged journalist is using it as a thinly disguised bully pulpit to dismiss the documented atrocities inflicted on the children of native Canadians. Whywould all the tainted institutions involved, including the government of Canada, have long since apologized for their complicity in this clumsy attempt at genocide if it were unproven?
I challenge Mr. Lautens to open his mind and heart, attend the Reconciliation Week activities and listen to the stories of residential school survivors. If he is still unconvinced of the "dubious" atrocities (most of us call them historical facts, but we are not alleged journalists), then he is just a one dimensional, Doug Collins-light, alleged human being.
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