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My tweets [Jul. 4th, 2013|12:03 pm]
Young Geoffrey


[User Picture]From: silverflight8
2013-07-04 04:36 pm (UTC)
Thank you for the link to sabotabby's analysis.
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[User Picture]From: ed_rex
2013-07-06 02:36 pm (UTC)

It was my pleasure

I'm glad you appreciated it. I think hers is one of the better political minds out there. (She's also nerdy and fun to have a pint with.)
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From: dewline
2013-07-04 05:33 pm (UTC)
Wondering who at CBC upper management during those days would've been...sufficiently ill-advised, shall we say?...to suggest such a thing. Granted that Stursberg was in charge of English-language services in general back then...but I can't see this coming straight from his desk.

Now as to why the series got forced off the CBC schedule and into Space's hands...the conspiracy theory there re: certain members of the Conservative caucus objecting to showrunner Davies, actor John Barrowman and others on "moral" grounds is one I find more believable. Not sure if we'll ever know for certain about that, though.
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[User Picture]From: ed_rex
2013-07-06 02:39 pm (UTC)

Maybe just a blue-sky idea?

I rather suspect the story's been blown out of proportion. More likely, it was just offered as an idle thought during a phone conversation or something.
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