Posted on 04/21/2017 2:33:35 AM PDT by Helicondelta
A Canadian judge who wore a Donald Trump campaign hat into court after the US election is facing a disciplinary hearing and possible removal from the bench after his actions triggered an unprecedented number of formal complaints.
In November, the Ontario court justice Bernd Zabel entered his courtroom in Hamilton, Ontario, clad in black robes and a red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap. He reportedly told those in court that the hat was meant to mark an “unprecedented” night in the United States and singled himself out as the lone Trump supporter among his colleagues.
Days later, amid public anger sparked by reports of his actions in Canada’s Globe and Mail, Zabel apologised for what he called a “misguided attempt to mark a moment in history”.
But his words of regret did little to stem the torrent of formal complaints being filed against him. In the months since the incident, the Ontario judicial council said it had received 81 complaints – 10 times more than it had received about any other judge in the province.
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This is disgusting.
I supported him when the story first came out, but once I learned this was in a courtroom, well…
Canada has converted to Islam. Just listen to The Prime Minister. Sharia will be next.
I suggest two walls.
To: Don W
Apolitical applies to Canadian politics.
In the building is not the same as sitting on the bench.
Still amounts to free speech.
But I’ll go back and look for more information and see if I change my opinion.
To: Don W
You do know the controversy is really being provoked by Muslims….and Canada politics has become biased towards muzzies. Typical muzzie activists at work.
Well obviously a judge should not wear a political hat into court, at least by sane standards. They should dress like a judge.
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