Samantha Bee: "For them there is no Wab Kinew to speak..."

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Samantha Bee defended Rawi Hage's Cockroach this week and knew she had a challenging task facing Wab Kinew in the Canada Reads 2014 final. Bee had really connected with Cockroach's themes of isolation and loneliness from the immigrant perspective, and had been arguing all week that these often overlooked stories needed to be told. In her final address to the panelists before the vote, Bee summed up her feelings in an emotional moment, while also paying tribute to the remarkable performance of her competitor Wab.

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