Another sham inquiry into foreign interference

Is Judge Marie-Josée Hogue the new David Johnston? The Quebec Court of Appeals judge was appointed in early September to head the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference in Federal Electoral Processes and Democratic Institutions, months after “special rapporteur” Johnston had concluded that an inquiry wasn’t necessary.

Sadly, Hogue now seems determined to follow in Johnston’s tarnished footsteps, using accusations of partisanship to deny standing in the first phase of the inquiry to both the Conservative party and the NDP, preventing them from questioning witnesses or seeing all the evidence presented.

How did Hogue justify this limited engagement?

Read the full column on the National Post website

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