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‘High on the Hopes of Happy Gas’? Satirist on Christy Clark and LNG

John Kerrigan takes on BC premier’s longtime obsession in his latest episode.

Submitted by Tyee Staff, 27 Mar 2017

 

“Is this heaven?” asks a man admiring a completed Site C dam.

“No!” shouts John Kerrigan. “But it used to be!”

Kerrigan is the host of Kerrigan’s Countdown, an online satire news show that tackles B.C. issues. In his latest segment, he makes jabs at Christy Clark, fracking, and LNG.

It seems like the perfect topic for a Stephen Colbert-type treatment: prosperity at the cost of earthquakes and flaming rivers (included is footage of an actual flaming river in Australia).

Sounds crazy, but it’s not fake news.

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