<Jamie Hall, Facebook>
What does it take for you to forgive someone?
Manitoba Liberal candidate Jamie Hall resigned from candidacy today after dozens of his past tweets surfaced, using words such as “whore” and “skank” to describe women.
If Hall initially would’ve apologized and said his comments were stupid and insensitive, rather than initially trying to justify them and defending them as sarcastic, would you have accepted his apology and his candidacy for the Liberals? Or, would you still have wanted Hall to resign because that revealed his true colours?
And, while I’m not defending the ex-Southdale candidate, I think there’s a bigger question here: Is there anyone who doesn’t have a skeleton in their closet? And maybe some people can just clean up their social media footprint better than others?
I reached out to Jamie Hall and asked him to join me on my show today. This is his response:
Hi Dahlia. Thank you for the message. I will not be doing anymore live press. I can’t subject the people I love to more of this. All I have to say is in this blog: