Well I see that Stephen Harper's Great Samosa Tour of India is finally over, and that it was a complete and utter disaster.
As well as the most outrageous use of the taxpayer's dough abroad since Bev Oda bought herself a $16 glass of orange juice in a London hotel.
For although Great Spiritual Leader somehow managed to get his picture taken at every sacred temple of every Indo-Canadian community in Canada.
His talks with the Indian government ended disastrously.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has pushed back against Indian government warnings of Sikh extremism in Canada, saying that the federal government won’t interfere in the right to free expression.
In a meeting with Harper, Preneet Kaur, Minister of State of External Affairs, said the “revival of anti-India rhetoric” in Canada was of “great concern.”
The Indian Prime Minister refused to hold even the shortest news conference with him. The trade mission barely made enough money to gas up this mother of all planes.
And despite the monstrous samosa orgy on the way over...
He even managed to screw up his date with the butter chicken.
After an initial flip-flop, it is final. Canadian premier Stephen Harper will visit a dhaba in Sector 28 on Wednesday to grab a bite of ''Punjabi desi khana'', about which he has reportedly heard much from NRIs settled in his country. Official sources monitoring his trip here confirmed that a visit to the eating joint, which was popular for both chicken and mutton cuisines, was back on the Canadian prime minister's itinerary after it was cancelled due to security concerns.
Which was planned, then cancelled, then on again, only to end like everything else, badly.
Having kept the Chandigarh Police on tenterhooks for all of Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s — in a last minute schedule change — had dinner at Deluxe Dhaba. The much anticipated visit to Pal Dhaba in sector 28 did not materialise. Harper was accompanied with a 60-member delegation to have a taste of the typical Indian flavour.
With Harper and his entourage stuffing themselves like hogs, under the watchful eye of 500 police officers, and the poor owner of the Pal Dhaba lamenting his fate.
Fully prepared to receive and treat the Canadian PM to a delicious meal, the owner of Pal Dhaba, Mahinder Singh said: “We have been making arrangements for the past one month. At the last moment they changed the venue. All our preparations went in vain. The food we had prepared for 50 people will now be enjoyed by our cooks and waiters.”
Or cursing Harper's name, like millions of commuters...
Commuters had to face massive traffic jams — some nearly an hour long — as Canadian PM Stephen Harper made his way across the city Wednesday. The road from Industrial area to JW Marriot hotel was blocked for almost an hour. “We got intimation that PM is leaving the venue and we blocked traffic. But then he stayed at the venue for another 20 minutes,” said DSP (Traffic) Kamal Deep.
Gawd. Can you believe that eh? They couldn't PULL him away from the table.
Oh well. No doubt the Con operatives in the PMO will claim that the Great Samosa Tour was a huge success.
And that apart from stimulating the butter chicken industry, promoting Sikh separatism, and throwing
Great Globetrotting Leader also made progress in other sensitive areas...
Because you know, there are too many Chinese workers at this mine.
And too many ungrateful Mexicans at this Tim Hortons.
So we need new
But all I want to know is who will dare stick us with the bill for this outrageously extravagant monster photo-op?
How many pounds did Great Glutton Leader put on?
Was there ever a more shameless Prime Minister?
Was there ever a worse ambassador?
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