Former federal cabinet minister John Baird has been hired as a strategic adviser to Hatch, an engineering and consulting firm for resource companies. Baird is shown in the House of Commons Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Anonymous threatens to release text messages from John Baird that allegedly reveal ‘real reason’ he left politics

Hackers with Anonymous — who last week leaked a seemingly legitimate secret document on cyber-security at Canada’s spy agency — threatened Wednesday to release decrypted text messages from former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird allegedly showing the “real reason” why he abruptly left politics.

The warning was made in social media from an account the National Post confirms is one that has been operated by activists responsible for the CSIS leak.

No evidence was presented by the hacktivists to support the claim.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    In related news, Anonymous threatens to out Neil Tennant, the lead singer of The Pet Shop Boys.

    • Damn! Not him too!

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        Scott Brison is Mad Menning himself in his constituency office with a bottle of screech and a carton of menthol cigarettes right now.
        He coulda been a contenda.

  • Shebel

    WOW. Why don’t you do that.
    It should give the CBC a reason to exist.

  • Ho Hum

    It seems more like a promise than a threat. They say “stay tuned”. It will be interesting to see what they reveal. I am sure it is more than the fact that he is gay. Everyone has known that for years. It must involve some wrongdoing of some kind.

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      Yeah, he was probably at a high end restaurant and mistook the finger bowl for lemon flavoured water.

  • El Martyachi

    Maybe he’s secretly straight.

  • Justin St.Denis

    Frankly, I suspect Baird simply decided to “get a life” while he is still young enough to do so. Who cares if he is gay? He has made a tremendous contribution to Canada, and dedicated his youth to it. Maybe he just figured it was time to actually live for himself a little bit.