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Blue Blogging Soapbox
...rambling rants, thoughts and musings on mostly political topics - from your late night blogger.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Ouch! 
(en francais)

Sun Columnist Linda Williamson with hopefully the last, but certainly the best column on the burning national issue of Prime Minister Harper's weight.
PM no lightweight
Why is Harper's waistline the big issue of the day?
Couldn't be bias in the media, could it?

Whatever you think of his politics, it's clear this prime minister is no lightweight. That's a good thing. And those reporters mentally measuring his belt should look around them -- in most newsrooms I've been in, Harper wouldn't even qualify as one of the fat guys.

On a related note, I thought the conventional MSM opinion was that women in politics were the only ones who had to suffer critiques of their clothes and appearance. The general consensus seemed to be that this horrible practice should end, with people focusing on the person and not the appearance.

Glad to see most of these people don't feel weighed down by their previous preaching.

Paul Synnott at 8:54 AM    | en francais | Go to Top|


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