Ya gotta be kidding me.
The ReformCons are following what many other authoritarian regimes have done in the past – use sport to whip up patriotism and take credit for the athlete’s successes.
But then, what else are we to expect?
But “Our strong leader”? Has Ms. Greene signed on not only as the Olympic ambassador but as a Harperite minion as well?
Ms. Greene Raine compares the athletes to “our strong leader,” Mr. Harper, who is in a competition of his own: “With our strong leader Canada will continue to compete with the world’s best,” she says. And Mr. Duffy, who also refers to his colleague as “my Olympic champion,” goes on to say, “We Conservatives are champions in our own right.”