Clash of the tightasses

Charles McVety is a professional blowhard, evangelical Christian, and social conservative activist. The president of Canada Christian College, whose own.


Charles McVety is a professional blowhard, evangelical Christian, and social conservative activist. The president of Canada Christian College, whose own doctorate comes from a school with rather questionable accreditation, McVety is Ontario’s most prominent voice of the fundamentalist right.

Michael Coren is a professional reactionary and celebrity Catholic whose latest book is named Hatred: Islam’s War On Christianity. A Sun News host for most of the network’s lifespan, he was until recently one of the far right’s social conservative beacons. But over the last little while, Coren’s opinions on subjects of sex and sexuality have drastically evolved, to the point that his National Post op-ed on the province’s new sex-ed curriculum was not only reasonable but actually kind of great.

This latter issue has created a bit of a rift between the two. And, just like regular people, the de facto leaders of Canada’s Christian right take up their differences on Facebook:

A little bit further down in the thread, Meir Weinstein of the extreme-right Jewish Defence League chimes in: “Hug and make up. And keep it private.”

But this comment from one of Coren’s friends pretty much sums things up:

Screencaps taken February 27.

Correction (3/3/15, 11:30 pm): This post originally stated that Coren was a Sun News host for the network’s duration. In fact, he made his Sun debut roughly four months after the channel launched.

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