Canadian Politician Sparks Debate with Video of Himself Eating an Apple and Ignoring Reporter’s Questions

Pierre Poilievre Apple Video

Pierre Poilievre, the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, has gone viral for a video of him calmly eating an apple while a reporter asks him about his political views.

The video has sparked widespread discussion online, with some people praising Poilievre for his composure and others criticizing him for avoiding the reporter’s questions.

Context

Poilievre was visiting an orchard in Penticton, British Columbia, when he was approached by Don Urquhart, a reporter for the Times Chronicle. Urquhart asked Poilievre about his “populist” views and his use of “Trump’s playbook.”

Video

In the video, Poilievre is seen calmly eating an apple while Urquhart asks him questions. Poilievre avoids directly answering Urquhart’s questions and instead asks who the journalist is quoting. Urquhart tries to explain himself, but Poilievre cuts him off and says, “I’m not going to answer your question if you can’t tell me who you’re quoting.”

Reaction

The video of Poilievre eating an apple and ignoring questions was posted on Twitter and quickly went viral, with over 2.5 million views in just hours. The video has sparked widespread discussion online, with some people praising Poilievre for his composure and others criticizing him for avoiding the reporter’s questions.

Conclusion

The Pierre Poilievre apple video is a reminder of the power of social media and the way it can be used to shape public opinion. The video has also sparked a debate about the role of journalists and the importance of accountability in politics.

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