Well I guess he knew he couldn't hide forever eh?
And that he had to get as far away from the media and the Senate scandals as he could, without looking like he was fleeing the country.
Mike Duffy's threat to drag him into court and grill him like a
So up to the North he went on his Great Escape Tour. And now he's bellowing like a walrus !!!
Prime Minister Stephen Harper started his tour of Canada's North on Sunday with a full-throated attack on both Opposition parties, test-driving themes expected to carry the embattled Conservatives into the next election.
Or just sounding crazy DESPERATE.
"What I am telling you is that with the NDP and Liberals, what you see is what you get; dangerous ideas and vacuous thinking that would reverse all of the progress we have made," he said, ticking off bread and butter Conservative themes such as the economy, and law and order.
Because now he doesn't even pretend to care about our Arctic sovereignty, or the people who live up there, or the ability of the military to patrol our own territory.
The military, usually a main plank in galvanizing Conservatives, merited only passing reference Sunday, as the defence department conceded the recent purchase of snowmobiles for troops will be the last for nearly a decade.
Now it's all about clinging to power, smearing his opponents, and winning the next election. Which judging from his deranged speech might be closer than most people imagine.
Although I suppose to be fair, these stealthy snowmobiles just might scare the bejeesus out of the Russians and the Chinese.
The Canadian military has been secretly test-driving a $620,000 stealth snowmobile in its quest to quietly whisk troops on clandestine operations in the Arctic.
For a few minutes.
And make at least Great True North Leader feel SAFER...
Unless like the F-35 program, those expensive babies bankrupt us first.
Or the Chinese come by boat.
Although its border goes nowhere near the Arctic, China recently gained observer status in the Arctic Council, a group of nations – Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States – with major interests in the region.
China, whose total foreign trade was worth $3.87tn (£2.5tn) last year, can see clear economic benefits from exploiting the warming that is gripping the planet and shrinking its northern sea ice shelves.
So Stephen Harper can stand on guard for us eh?
And wave at them as they go by...
Because that's all his so-called interest in the Arctic has always been about. Selling us out to foreign interests and Big Oil.
This economic time bomb is just a business opportunity.
And this poor polar bear who died of starvation in a collapsing ecosystem...
Is just collateral damage. Or part of his Great War on Crime, Marijuana, and Bears to make Canada SAFER !!!!
Oh boy. And the good news? This Great Escape Tour won't work. Judging by the subdued reception he's been getting, people in the north are about as tired of him as most other Canadians.
He'll never escape the sordid scandals, and the damaging questions from the media. Or maybe even the police.
He may be dreaming of an early election. Before things get even WORSE.
But the ice is melting under his feet.
And Great True North Leader is going DOWN...
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