CBC Radio 1’s arts, culture and entertainment magazine Q is advertising a debate on the upcoming Super Bowl’s pro-life ad. Now, I am not naive enough to believe that the outcome of this debate will somehow support the broadcasting of said ad. Although you could potentially support freedom of expression without supporting the anti-abortion sentiment. I mean, it is theoretically possible. You know, along the lines of Voltaire’s attributed:
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Anyhow. Q is having a debate and a debate suggests debaters. Does this mean that someone on the CBC will support the broadcasting of the pro-life ad, thus challenging everything pro-abortion? It remains to be seen. Come on CBC, astonish me! Looking forward to hear it.