By the time of this interview the book was already #4 in Canada on the Coles Bestseller list, although it was banned by a few major book sellers such as Duthie’s Books in Vancouver, taken off the shelves at some major book stores, and elsewhere was generating a lot of media flack, mostly from radical feminists, homosexuals, pro-abortionists, and legions of apoplectic critics from the left.
Steve and I had already done a couple of interviews on The Trouble With Canada (1990), which were in the traditional format: Host and author in a small Studio, sitting around a table talking about the book.
But this was an ambush! The moment I walked into the studio I was quite surprised to see ten people arrayed in seats facing me and the black chair Steve wanted me to sit in up at the front, for what turned out to be an hour of unrelenting criticism. There was no pretense at fairness from the Host, as you can see from his questions – all designed to stir up opposition to me and my book.
It struck me as odd then, and still does why a public servant/TV Host, paid with our tax dollars, would be so interested in stirring up opposition to a book defending the natural family.