"Dick Cheney cancels Toronto trip, says Canada is too dangerous," bleated the headline in the National Post, which made the story a featured headline pick Tuesday on its homepage at nationalpost.com.
Ryan Ruppert, president of promotions company Spectre Live Corp., which scheduled Cheney's April 24 appearance at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, said Cheney and his daughter, Elizabeth, canceled citing safety concerns. "After speaking with their security advisors, they changed their mind on coming to the event," Ruppert told CTV Network. They "decided it was better for their personal safety they stay out of Canada."...
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[C]ritics there call him a "war criminal" and blame him for human rights violations including the United States' controversial use of waterboarding to elicit information from terrorist suspects. [He is apparently afraid of being arrested, extradited, and brought up on war crime charges in an international court such as the Hague. And if Canada cannot guarantee that he will not be arrested, he is staying put where his cousin, B.S. Obama, can protect him from being prosecuted or, if need be, pardon him after conviction.] More