Pat Martin: Twitter Tirade From NDP MP Over Budget Raises Eyebrows (PHOTOS)

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Outspoken NDP MP Pat Martin Twitter Wednesday night and expressed his outrage over Tory handling of the budget in the most profane terms possible. | CP

Outspoken NDP MP Pat Martin dropped a thunderous F-bomb on his 1,400-strong Twitter following Wednesday night in a moment of outrage after the Tories voted to end debate on a budget-related bill.

And the member for Winnipeg Centre is not backing down, making no apologies for a digital outburst that got tongues wagging in Ottawa.

Martin tweeted "This is a f---ing disgrace... closure again. And on the Budget! There's not a democracy in the world that would tolerate this jackboot s---." And then "For gods sake. In these uncertain economic times, don't you think our parliament should be debating our federal budget? Some due diligence?"

Soon after, Martin became a trending topic in Canada and gained an extra 500 followers.

Taken to task by some of his followers, Martin unleashed a fresh wave of profanity. After one tweeted "Sad how a foul mouth socialist capitalizes 'Budget' but not 'God,' " Martin responded with "f-- you." This wasn't the only colourful response Martin gave, you can see more in the slideshow below.

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Initially, there was some doubt about whether the tweets were authentic, or the result of a hack job, but Martin confirmed the words were his in an e-mail to The Huffington Post's Althia Raj.

"No that was me. I was frustrated and angry," he told Raj.

Martin is known for his loose tongue. Just last month he said ending the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly on grain sales was like a Canadian beaver "biting off his own testicles."

SEE how it all unfolded in the slideshow below:

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