'Make America Great Again' Hat Gets Canadian Judge Suspended

Newsmax | 9/13/2017 | Staff
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Canadian Judge Bernd Zabel has been suspended for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat in court the day after last year’s U.S. presidential election.

Zabel said he wore the hat as a joke but that it was “ill-considered” and apologized for his actions, The Hill reported.

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The Ontario judge was apparently commenting on his prediction that Trump would win the election, The Washington Post reported, but some took offense to his actions and 81 people complained about him to the Ontario Judicial Council, which heard the case against him last month.

Zabel was suspended without pay for 30 days and formally reprimanded after the council found he “violated the fundamental principle that the judiciary must remain above and removed from politics,” the Post reported.

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Zabel could have been removed from office...
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