Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Why do Canadians pay attention to American politics? Here's a clue...

Stephen Harper is running for Prime Minister of Canada based partly on a pledge to end charisma as we know it. Watch this video as he speaks on National TV in one of those staged photo ops that features a bunch of Young Conservatives standing behind him as a backdrop. Then watch carefully as he actually bores one of his own supporters into a coma.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utc33mvK33U

Then watch it again, as the rest of the Young Conservatives...don't help him up. He's passed out! He's almost bored to death! HELP HIM! Hmm...maybe helping a comrade is too...socialist?

6 comments:

  1. You didn't notice the guy in the back beside him help him! Hello!

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  2. Yea! Hello, someone did help him!

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  3. That's true. On a second viewing, I see now that one of the eleven kids around him helped. Maybe even caught his head before it bounced off the podium. The other kids are to be commended though. They barely even looked back, and stayed on message!

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  4. I find Harper's reaction rather telling. He might as well have been watching them sweep a dead fly off the podium for all the concern he showed.

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  5. That's cold. How old is this? Was it in the mainstream media?

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  6. It's quite recent - I actually haven't seen it in the mainstream Canadian media, but I did see it today on Keith Olberman on MSNBC.

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