Entartistes

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The entartistes are a Canadian satirical political group whose members throw cream pies at political and cultural figures whom the group deems to be in need of public embarrassment.

The group usually targets Canadian politicians, and has pied former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, provincial premiers such as Jean Charest and Ralph Klein, and cabinet ministers such as Stéphane Dion, Allan Rock and Pierre Pettigrew, among other political figures. Quebec politicians are the most common targets, although other Canadian politicians have been pied as well. In addition, the group pied Sylvester Stallone during a 1998 promotional tour.

In May 1999, Stéphane Dion was the target of the pie-in-the-face gag orchestrated by the Montreal group. Dion was not amused and pressed charges, resulting in convictions of assault against two members of the pie-throwing group.[1]

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  1. ^ CBC; Pie throwers tossed suspended sentences; November 10, 2000

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