You may remember last June there was a protest that shut down operation at the Enbridge Line 9 pumping station.
The issue was, changing the direction the pipeline flowed and the safety of what was being sent through it.
We had one of the organizers of the demonstration on the air to present their message.
What I got, sounded like a snotty nose kid giving me one word answers a lots of attitude.
I explained to her I presumed she was drawing attention to herself to get a message out and I was giving her the platform on main stream media.
Is she interested in having a discussion or just screaming at the “Man”?
She soon understood the opportunity I was giving her and tried to formulate a message.
Yesterday there was another small demonstration to draw attention to the court date where those arrested would appear.
Another opportunity to get the message out.
Instead 7 were charged for their court room antics and more loss of credibility for a group trying to make a difference.
But are they really?
Maybe if they ‘cleaned up their own act’ their message wouldn’t be dismissed as silver spoon youth politics.
Time to grow up kiddies.
I’m Scott Thompson.