*Warning* The following article contains language that some may find offensive.
OTTAWA – NDP Pat Martin is known for his sharp sound bites, but it’s his profanity-laced Twitter tirade that is making news on Thursday.
Martin, frustrated by the Conservatives habit of shutting down debate on bills, aired his grievances on Twitter Wednesday night, tweeting:
But it wasn’t just Conservatives that were the target of the tirade. Some of Martin’s online followers didn’t appreciate his comments and let him know.
To that, Martin replied:
Another follower tweeted:
Martin didn’t seem to agree, tweeting back:
One shocked reader asked Martin if his Twitter account has been hacked. Martin tweeted it had not.
“His language was not appropriate and could have been offensive to some. That said, the Conservatives’ actions are not appropriate in a democracy and offensive to all Canadians,” said NDP interim leader Nycole Turmel of Martin’s comments.