CTV's Don Martin BLASTS Conservative Senator Mike Duffy As a FAKER .....
Don Martin took to his show on CTV News Channel Friday and delivered a withering critique of Senator Mike Duffy’s conduct in Ottawa — a segment that may have proved too hot for the network.
The Power Play host repeatedly called Duffy a “faker” and took him to task for his scandal-ridden tenure in the Senate and his previous work as a journalist covering the capital. Martin also called Duffy a “fake friend” in the “Last Word” segment.
Martin cited a 2009 TV appearance by Duffy as a turning point.
Appearing on CBC’s Power and Politics, a tuxedo-clad Duffy had been asked onto the program to respond to an NDP report alleging — what else? — excessive expense claims by the senator. Rather than address NDP MP Peter Stoffer’s concerns, however, Duffy spent most of his time calling him a “faker” who didn’t adequately support the military.
Martin turned the tables on Duffy in his Friday broadcast, laying out some of the charges of impropriety that have dogged the senator: