Ian Buruma, don't hit yourself on the way out...

Ian Buruma, the former editor of the New York Review of Books who thought it was a good idea to give a platform to Jian Ghomeshi has been shown the door.

No word if the editor of Harper’s may suffer the same fate for their own ridiculous platform to John Hockenberry, but given the ownership of it, that isn’t actually happening.

Interestingly enough, the Ghomeshi affair is a Canadian one, yet while it was an US publication that gave him a platform to wallow, it was US outrage that pushed back. Canada, a place that cannot ever be described as woke — let alone conscious — have columnists who don’t know what the fuss is about