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A cultural shaming intertwined with harassment

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The Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government has come under scrutiny with harassment accusations that have come forward in the House of Assembly. Both Eddie Joyce and Dale Kirby have been removed from the Liberal caucus and cabinet on paid leave while under investigation for harassment. Though that conversation has been at the forefront of many political venues, another unnecessary statement has been intertwined within the discussion of harassment and elected officials. Rather than showing concern for the possible victims of abuse, or wondering why is happening behind the red curtain of the House- the public has shamed the Newfoundland government for having a historically unacceptable bullying behaviour. Of course, past politicians have used aggressive means to secure different political moves…

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