Readers, including Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois, speak during the Moulin à paroles, a 24-hour long series of public readings, on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, September 13, 2009. The event was held to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the battle of the Plains of Abraham. Photograph by: Mathieu Belanger, REUTERS
From The Montreal Gazette:
Readings mark 1759 Battle of the Plains of Abraham.
QUEBEC - Pauline Marois said Sunday she would not have applauded the FLQ manifesto and Gilles Duceppe downplayed the shouting of the FLQ’s “Nous vaincrons!” battle cry at a 24-hour reading of texts drawn from Quebec’s history.
“There are people who shout that, just as there could be people who shout stupid things in Sault Ste. Marie,” Duceppe told reporters.
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My Comment: I was in Quebec City this afternoon, and I saw the spectacle that the Gazette is reporting. To be frank .... the Gazette is sugar coating what had happened here today.
I was on the grounds for two hours yesterday, and I was there today.Yesterday was a family event .... today .... a separatist propaganda event that spread hate and intolerance to people who are not French Quebecois.
Pauline Marois lectures about respect .... but she sure as hell does not respect me, and she and the political party that she represents certainly do not respect people who are not French Quebecers in this province.