“The Globe and Mail prides itself on having a high standard of publishing excellence,” said editor-in-chief David Walmsley. “We believe that standard should at least be as high as a grade 10 remedial English class.”
Wente has continually denied she ever intentionally misrepresented the work of others as her own, but does say she will be making a concerted effort to move forward.
“As I write in my next column: ‘You must be the change you wish to see in the world otherwise you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Whatever doesn’t kill me only makes me stronger for I am the way, the truth and the light. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, but frankly, Scarlett, I don’t give a damn.’”
At press time, Wente was busy copying and pasting a column from The National Post’s Barbara Kay and absolutely no one noticed the difference.