Our Petty Petty Prime Minister!
1. having or showing narrow ideas, interests, etc.: 'petty minds'.
2. mean or ungenerous in small or trifling things: 'a petty person'.
3. showing or caused by meanness of spirit: 'a petty revenge'.
-No TV cameras, audio equipment, or reporters will be permitted in the airport lounge where the President will meet with our Governor General for 15 minutes.
-Footage of Obama's meeting with Leader of the Official Opposition, Michael Ignatieff will not be attainable, only still photos.
-The names of any Canadian Cabinet Ministers or other officials present for Harper's meeting with Obama will be confidential.
-When asked why the event would be restricted to still cameras alone, Teneycke (Harper's humourless chief media flunkey) replied: "That's a decision that has been made. . . . We can waste time by asking questions, but it won't change the answer."
How a petty and highly insecure Prime Minister operates ...
Cartoon by kind permission of
Graeme MacKay at mackaycartoons.net