Royal Canadian Air Farce

Season 16 Episode 353

October 17, 2008

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Oct 17, 2008 on CBC
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October 17, 2008
Don Newman talks to Stephane Dion and Jack Layton about the recent election. Edith Wilkens from the Bank of Canada tries to do some panic control. Green Party leader Elizabeth May lists the top five reasons people didn't vote Green. After winning the election and getting a "landslide minority government," Stephen Harper and other Tories sing about how they love Canada but hate a lot of Canadians. Friday Night News talks about Nascar-themed Harlequin romances, problems on Bay Street, Sarah Palin, Madonna's divorce, melamine contamination in China, a rumoured GM-Chrysler merger, Kim Jong-Il's health, and Canada losing a soccer game to Honduras. A guy tries to rob a bank, but the employees just laugh at him because the bank doesn't have any money. Suggestions on what else could have been done with the 300 million dollars used for the election. Justin Trudeau gets a visit from Pierre Trudeau's ghost. Flashback: A Scottish man from the MacIntosh clan can't marry a woman from the Innis-Buchanan McTavish clan because they're the IBMs.moreless

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      • News Anchor: A melamine plant in China has been shut down because inspectors found traces of food.

      • Elizabeth May: Here are my top three reasons why my supporters didn't vote Green. Number three, voters thought I'd pose naked with David Suzuki. Number two, to help protect endangered species, voters chained themselves to angry polar bears. And the number one reason why my supporters didn't vote Green, they all got stoned and thought it would be bitchin' to vote for Harper.

      • Edith Wilkens: Even though this week the markets did rebound slightly, we're still all up Credit Crunch Creek without a leveraged bail out.

      • Don Newman: The fact is, Mr. Dion, under your leadership, the Liberals have had their worst showing in history.
        Stephane Dion: You mean I'm number one at something now? Now that I can build on!

      • Elizabeth May: Once you go Green, you'll never be seen!

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