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GUNTER: The downing of the plane was Iran's fault, despite what woke CEOs say

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15.01.2020

Here’s a little tip for “progressive” CEOs: If you have a political rant you want to get off your chest, don’t use the corporate Twitter account to broadcast it to the world. Ask one of your kids to set you up a personal account where you can post “woke” messages to your heart’s content.

(And ask them to explain what “woke” means.)

On Sunday, Maple Leaf Foods’ chief executive Michael McCain used the company social media account to go off on U.S. President Donald Trump for (in McCain’s opinion), bringing down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752.

The crash killed all 176 passengers and crew, including 57 Canadians and others who were headed to Canada to work or study.

McCain didn’t name U.S. President Donald Trump. He merely referenced that “narcissist in Washington.”

McCain added the airliner “was collateral damage of this irresponsible, dangerous, ill-conceived behaviour.” Of course, by “ill-conceived behaviour,” McCain meant Trump’s decision last week to have Iranian general and spymaster Qassem Soleimani assassinated........

© Edmonton Sun