Source of Trudeau brownface photo says only motive was publics right to

first_imgOTTAWA — The source of the first public photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface says his sole motivation in providing the image to Time was his belief the public needed to see it.Michael Adamson says he has never been a member of a political party and did not receive any payment for providing the photograph to the American magazine.Adamson says in a written statement that he was aware of gossip surrounding the existence of the photograph because of his position as “a past member of the (West Point Grey Academy) community.”The man who released the @JustinTrudeau brownface photo to Time Magazine has released a statement #elxn43 #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/LsHvRZ41Hk— Cormac Mac Sweeney (@cmaconthehill) September 27, 2019Because of that association, he was able to provide a copy of the school yearbook to the Time reporter, Adamson says.The revelation that Trudeau appeared publicly in blackface and brownface roiled the federal election campaign when the instances became public Sept. 19.Adamson said he will not be making any more public comments on the issue..The Canadian Presslast_img

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