Friday, March 11, 2011

Being a Harper photo-op backdrop can be hazardous to your health

There seems to be a rather unfortunate pattern developing here. Maybe the charisma is just too much for some...



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9 comments:

Dan F said...

This actually doesn't surprise me. He shows up late for events, and the kids are kept standing there without food or water, sometimes for hours.

Lorne said...

Can't figure out if they are passing out or going to sleep. I suppose either is possible when Stephen Harper speaks.

Canadian silver bug/Green Assassin Brigade said...

I think steve needs to lay off the Chilli at lunch

Curtis said...

"I think steve needs to lay off the Chilli at lunch"

Hopefully, they didn't make the kids play Twister with Uncle Stevie after he was done drolling on and on and on and …

Prairie Kid said...

Yep some kid fainting is really hillarious.

You're a classless ass.

CK said...

In Lawrence Martin's "Harperland", Rod Love had said that it was painful to watch Harper try to work a room. I now see why.

WhigWag said...

And now the PMO and the conbots are making lemonade out of it by exploiting & embarrassing the kid further with this creepy 'after' shot to show how much he really cares.

http://ow.ly/i/9443

http://canadaconservative.blogspot.com/2011/03/kid-faints-at-harper-event-now-rest-of.html

Torontonian said...

The only thing I notice is that his hair has gone a lovely grey.

Holly Stick said...

Somebody revived this old Macleans post by Kady about Harper meeting with some of his Quebec candidates in 2006. Sounds like a weird way to run things:

http://www2.macleans.ca/2008/09/19/so-i-remained-silent-and-progressively-felt-more-uncomfortable-david-marler-meets-stephen-harper-2006/#comment-539159