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Morrissey compares seal hunt to Nazi death camps – Shea thumps him, “millionaire celebrity (who is) desperate for a hobby”

Pop star Morrissey has stepped up his feud with Canadian politician Gail Shea, branding her a “disreputable thug” for supporting the country’s seal fur trade. The tit-for-tat bust-up shows no signs of abating – Shea has since issued another statement, via Canada.com, in which she says, “Mr Morrissey and his Hollywood buddies have been brainwashed by decades of propaganda from fringe animal rights groups and radical environmentalists.”  Read more here  16:26

Morrissey, (who?) attacks Canada over seal hunt

In his own words: “Gail Shea, the Federal Fisheries Minister for Canada, says that baby seals are ‘killed humanely,’ and explains how the baby seals are shot by high-powered rifles.” (Note: A Rolling Stone piece points there that there is no record of Shea actually saying those words, although she has been quoted as supporting the seal hunt on several occasions.) globeandmail.com Read more here  16:17