After National Enquirer boss steps down from Postmedia board, NDP MP Charlie Angus gleefully uses the F-word

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      This is probably going to be a forgettable moment by the time the next Canadian election rolls around.

      But this Labour Day weekend, my Twitter feed is roiling with discontent over NDP Charle Angus's comments about a recent shuffle on the Postmedia board of directors.

      On August 28, David Pecker resigned as a director of the corporation that owns the Vancouver Sun, Province, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, National Post, five tabloid Sun papers, and other publications.

      Yes, that's the same David Pecker who's the head of the National Enquirer and the long-time friend of Donald Trump.

      Pecker allegedly squashed stories in the Florida-based tabloid that could have derailed Trump's presidential ambitions.

      Among them was the tale of Stormy Daniels, the porn star who insists she had consensual sex with Trump.

      Recently, Pecker was given immunity by New York prosecutors in connection with an investigation of the Trump Organization.

      Pecker's removal from the Postmedia board caught the attention of NDP MP Charlie Angus.

      He was a magazine publisher and author before becoming a politician—and he pays more attention than most MPs to what's going on in the communications sector.

      That tweet infuriated some journalists, including the Vancouver Sun's Pamela Fayerman.

      After Global B.C.'s Keith Baldrey leapt into the discussion to support Fayerman, Angus doubled down on his previous comment.

      Then an Ottawa Citizen scribe jumped into the fray.

      Angus, however, isn't showing any remorse. 

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