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Cherry bombs — one rant too far

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13.11.2019

It was just “one little slip,” claimed Don Cherry. But it was a slip for which he would not apologize.

Cherry, 85, was given the opportunity. He chose to stand his ground. For that, he had to go.

He denied he criticized immigrants for not wearing poppies. But it’s implausible Cherry’s Saturday night televised rant could have been taken any other way.

“You people love — that come here, whatever it is — you love our way of life. You love our milk and honey. At least you can pay a couple of bucks for a poppy or something like that.”

For decades on Coach’s Corner, Cherry would veer off from analyzing the hockey being played to insult those he........

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