Inspiring! The Canadian Far-Right is Falling Apart Because This Guy Can't Read Court Documents - 2021-08-12

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F0.png Inspiring! The Canadian Far-Right is Falling Apart Because This Guy Can't Read Court Documents August 12, 2021, Mack Lamoureux, Vice News

Thanks to one man's inability to read legal documents and a simple coincidence, anti-lockdown personalities are at each other's throats; they're making debunking videos, posting long diatribes about fake friends, and calling for boycotts of right-wing media.

The man at the centre of the situation is Patrick King, an Alberta man involved in the Canadian far-right ecosystem for some time. King recently went viral for claims that he was responsible for lifting all COVID-19 measures in Alberta. An interview he gave about it has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times, and celebrated across a ton of alternative media channels.

His claims are, of course, dead wrong. Regardless, they somehow forced multiple fact-checks from legit outlets, including international media organizations like Reuters and the Associated Press. They also provided us with the closest thing we'll have to a Trailer Park Boys anti-vaxxer special, with his Canadian hockey dad drawl. (Editor's note: For full effect, we recommend you watch the embedded tweets.)

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{{cite news | first = Mack | last = Lamoureux | title = Inspiring! The Canadian Far-Right is Falling Apart Because This Guy Can't Read Court Documents | url = https://www.vice.com/en/article/m7e4wp/inspiring-the-canadian-far-right-is-falling-apart-because-this-guy-cant-read-court-documents | work = Vice News | date = August 12, 2021 | accessdate = October 11, 2021 }}