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Virtue signalling - “To take a conspicuous but essentially useless action ostensibly to support a good cause but actually to show off how much more moral you are than everybody else.” - Urban Dictionary

“Fred: I see George has changed his profile picture to show his support for refugees.

Barbara: Has he donated money or time? Is he giving English lessons? Is he making a room available?

Fred: No, no, he's just virtue signalling.”

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Episode Title: Mean-spirited or Necessary?

Teaser: Is Kenney’s balanced budget feasible? The NDP calls it “mean spirited”! A BC Liberal “betrays” his party to become speaker, the federal government want to change taxes impacting small businesses, and McKenna virtue signalling in the NAFTA negotiations.

Recorded Date: September 9, 2017

Release Date: September 10, 2017

Duration: 37:36

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