Ujjal Dosanjh, a former Liberal minister and premier of British Columbia, was referencing a CBC interview with Dr. Theresa Tam where she failed to surprise anyone by saying her response to the pandemic was not perfect. Talk about an understatement.
This interview, however, has been broadly criticized. Norman Spector, a journalist and diplomat, said that unlike BBC presenters, "Rosemary Barton kept agreeing with Dr. Tam."
Using a course comparison, Spector went on to say that "On the BBC, Maitlis interrupts bullsh*t on average every 28 seconds and Husain every 46 seconds; on CBC, Barton spends her time polishing Trudeau's turds."
Dosanjh followed Spector's lead by saying, "such softball interviews do make people wonder about the journalistic independence of CBC." This former Liberal's criticism may come as a shock to the ever-sensitive Barton.
Rosemary Barton has long been accused of possessing a Liberal bias. Amongst other errors, Barton has argued that deficits don't matter; said that the SNC-Lavalin scandal was unimportant; defended Trudeau's poor participation in parliament; and took a infamous selfie with the prime minister.