During the pandemic, Canadian media personality and retired psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson was walloped by complaints over retweets and comments on Twitter.
In this clip from “Stu Does America,” host Stu Burguiere talks with political columnist Brian Lilley about Canada’s recent war on Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, which began with a retweet that challenged the Canadian government to let the country get back to life as people knew it before COVID lockdowns.
“This is just incredibly disturbing,” Stu said.
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— Dr Jordan B Peterson (@jordanbpeterson) December 31, 2021
The Toronto Sun reported that on Dec. 31, 2021, Peterson retweeted American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro and a few personal comments that it was “time to end lockdowns” and “let people get on with their lives.”
Enough. Enough COVID mandates. Drop the damn masks and the idiot rules and get on with life. Today. https://t.co/hReCA19rMH
— Dr Jordan B Peterson (@jordanbpeterson) January 24, 2022
On January 24, 2022, Peterson retweeted sentiments that echoed the point about letting people get on with their lives.
I am being investigated by the Ontario College of Psychologists because of a complaint about this tweet, not submitted, by the way, by the person I responded to. I refuse to defend myself against such things anymore. It takes days of work to mount such a defence. pic.twitter.com/rJB515nKpF
— Dr Jordan B Peterson (@jordanbpeterson) February 16, 2022
Things escalated February 16, 2022, when Peterson announced he was under investigation by the Ontario College of Psychologists because of the the above tweet.
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