Daphne Bramham: Vancouver’s Carousel Theatre held a ‘Drag Camp.’ Kids got a police escort to attend
Activists’ greatest strength can also be their greatest weakness: They have no common sense.
They will do anything to highlight and further their cause — glue themselves to roads, dangle from bridge decks, chain themselves to heavy machinery.
They are also OK with using children as props, even if it sometimes means putting them in harm’s way.
They all do it. Anti-abortionists. Anti-vaxxers. Anti-loggers. Yimby and Nimby housing protesters.
Parents do it when a school closure is threatened. Trade unionists sometimes bring kids along to emphasize their need for more pay.