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Jeff Melanson breaking his silence is like him breaking wind

You can trust Jeff Melanson; he has good hair. Digging himself an ever-deeper hole, Chief Executive Invertebrate at the Toronto Symphony...

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You can trust Jeff Melanson; he has good hair.
Digging himself an ever-deeper hole, Chief Executive Invertebrate at the Toronto Symphony, Jeff Melanson, has an extended brain fart over the Valentina Lisitsa affair, which I've already written about.

There's a piece in yesterday's Musical Toronto, giving Jeff Melanson a platform to try to explain his inexplicable cancellation of Valentina Lisitsa's concert with the TSO.  The article also links to a document prepared by TSO containing Lisitsa's tweets. Unfortunately, Melanson just regurgitates his past statements albeit at greater and more boring length.  Issues he could have addressed, but didn't:
  • How is "hate" defined?
  • Who exactly is offended, and can they reasonably justify their offence?
  • Where in Lisitsa's contract does it say they can cut her because of her private activities?
  • How were the tweets collected that allegedly demonstrate Lisitsa's "hate" chosen?  How do we know they weren't cherry-picked?  Where is the context of those tweets?
Without answers to these questions, Melanson is just blowing smoke, and he's still a coward.

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