November 6, 2012

Distracted by Stephen Harper's Limos in India

Haroon Siddiqui, Toronto Star

AP Photo

Which tourist turns up at the Taj Mahal in a suit and tie? The same one who turns up in the Mexican desert in a fishing vest and on a Colombian beach in a crisp white shirt and pants rolled up the shins. Stephen Harper, that is. Which prime minister of multicultural Canada, circa 2012, thinks that the best non-token use of his three Conservative Indo-Canadian MPs flying with him on a trade trip to India is to have them brought up to his private cabin to be photographed eating samosas? Harper, that is. Which world leader flies his/her own bullet-proof limos to India? American presidents — they usually take theirs wherever they go, on the assumption that they are not safe anywhere. Who else? Harper, that is.

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