A Rough Week for Canada's Version of Breitbart News

The Rebel founder Ezra Levant insists the site will be fine


On the front page of this weekend’s National Post, the lead headline cleverly riffs on Rebel Without a Cause, the 1955 movie starring James Dean, Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood. It’s a natural and perfect fit for Richard Warnica’s fascinating feature about The Rebel, a Toronto-based alt-right website launched in 2015 by Ezra Levant. The outlet has been effectively torn apart by the events in Charlottesville.

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Another beloved Hollywood classic, Casablanca, pops up deep within the article, as part of some impressive sleuthing by Warnica.

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