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Explaining Rap Lyrics Will Get You Fired As An Election Candidate In Canada

It seems just commenting on lyrics like "you smell like ballsacks and nachos" can end your political career in Canada.

The bar for getting getting kicked out of the federal election is now so low that even explaining the lyrics of a comedic rap video on YouTube can get you dropped as a candidate. That's what happened to former Conservative politician Blair Dale Tuesday.

His chief sin seems to be extensively explaining the lyrics to a song on the website Rap Genius. The song was the Adam vs. Eve episode of Epic Rap Battles of History.

You can add "translating an argument between two biblical figures in a comedy YouTube series" to the growing list of things that will get you turfed from the federal election.

The solution? Never go on the internet, ever. That or actually have a shot at being elected.

Has any party yet jettisoned a candidate in a riding the party could have expected to have a decent chance of winning?