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Russell Brand gets Harper

I’m just reading that there’s been a new shooting in the U.S. – and I’m thinking of what Russell Brand says in this brilliant, infuriating diatribe – that when white people are the mad shooters, it’s not “useful” violence and so arouses less frantic media and political attention, unlike when men who are connected to Islam wreak havoc, which serves a different agenda.

He can be difficult to take, but he is speaking the truth. Watching Stephen Harper through his eyes is unforgettable, and what he says about Obama – on the nail, it is to weep.

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