Rex’s latest rant comes from a place of fear. It’s a place that other Canadians must not hesitate to confront.
“As long as one Newfoundlander wants to harvest one seal, to make a flipper pie, or to use the pelt to make one of those splendid sealskin hats – on with the Hunt! Doing otherwise would be a surrender of our character as Newfoundlanders, and an apology for the rigorous and demanding way of life we have known, and which has earned us tenure here for half a millennium.” Read Rex Murphy’s full article in the National Post via the link below. Source: National Post
Infamous television commentator and newspaper columnist, and native Newfoundlander, Rex Murphy shared his thoughts on Newfoundland’s recent election – and gave warning to what he believes is the great challenge ahead. “The outports are becoming just places ‘where the parents live,’ and the larger centres outside St. John’s have become dominated by old-age homes. No party has had the courage to place the questions posed by that crisis to the forefront of public discussion or political debate.” Read the rest of his article here. Source: National Post