THAT KISS, by ilana mercer

Published February 20, 2021 19 Views

Rumble In which I share impressions about “one of the most enchanting, culturally significant little video clips I’ve seen for a long time,” and praise CTV News anchor Nathan Downer for airing the “non-consensual," COVID-unfriendly kiss,” featuring two adorable young people in Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park.

HERE IS THE VIDEO DISCUSSED: https://youtu.be/rDCI_rY1WzM

BACKDROP STORY: https://www.thestar.com/life/2020/05/22/ctv-issues-apology-after-video-shows-non-consensual-kiss.html

CORRECTION: Instead of “Nathan Downer apologized for intuitively ‘ruining,’ the video clip,” I should have said “running,” obviously.

ILANA MERCER (http://www.ilanamercer.com/) has been writing a weekly, paleolibertarian column since 1999. She is the author of "Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa" (2011) & The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed” (June, 2016). She’s on Twitter (https://twitter.com/IlanaMercer), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ilana.mercer.author/), Gab (https://gab.com/ILANAMERCER) & YouTube