So Much for Diversity: The Monochromatic Moderators of Monday’s Debate


Not only are all five moderators female, all are journalists - mainly broadcast journalists. That they all happen to be female shouldn't matter, except that the monochromatic approach to moderators is so obviously a sop to modern identity politics. So that what counts is not what's inside the person's head or her character, but merely her gender.

Yet another lack-of-diversity problem: One journalist is from a large Toronto newspaper - but none is from either of Canada's national newspapers. All have spent the bulk of their careers working in Central Canada or for eastern-based organizations, and four are actually from Ontario. All five appear to be predictably "progressive".

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