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Sunday, October 5, 2008

NDP candidate McKeever withdraws, finally

Andrew McKeever, a Durham, Ontario candidate, is the fourth NDP candidate to withdraw from this campaign.

As reported at Canada.com, McKeever posted comments on Facebook calling a war activist a "fascist bitch" and threatening to beat up another person.

McKeever said in a statement:

"Because of the repetition of comments I made before becoming a candidate, comments that I have already apologized for and profoundly regret, I can no longer continue as a candidate."

Heretofore, Jack Layton has defended McKeever and refused to remove him as a candidate. However, on Saturday Layton said that he accepted McKeever's resignation.

I first blogged about this story here. That was back on September 27 and it's taken this long for Layton to get rid of the creep.

You can read the full story here. You won't believe your eyes.

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