I must admit that this story offered a bit of comic relief after the horror show put on by Harper and his Reformers this week. But come on. Stephen Harper touting the media and then refusing to answer their questions. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha. Now that's funny.
And we thought Gerry Ritz was the party's official comedian.
TORONTO — Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged journalists to "shine light into dark corners" of government affairs during a speech late Saturday, but wouldn't take questions from reporters covering the event. Harper, who is known for his sometimes prickly relationship with parliamentary reporters, made the comments during an ethnic media awards dinner in Markham, north of Toronto.
Freedom for Canadians goes hand-in-hand with journalistic freedom, he told the dinner guests gathered at Seneca College in Markham, home to thriving Asian communities.