The purposely-controversial Sun News Network mouthpiece issued an official apology for slurring the entire Roma population on Monday, saying he regrets essentially accusing the entire community of being an organized crime syndicate.
It only took him six months to do it, but he now admits it was wrong.
On his show The Source, Levant said the attack went against his position as an “anti-racism activist.”
When I look at some of the words I used in that show - like "the gypsies have gypped us" - I gotta admit that I did more than just attack a crime or immigration fraud problem. I attacked a particular group, and painted them all with the same brush. And to those I hurt, I'm sorry.
Gina Csanyi-Robah, executive director of the Roma Community Centre, told the Globe and Mail the apology seemed insincere. The group had reported the Sept. 5Read More »from Ezra Levant issues on-air apology for Roma comments