Harper's fan total is just under 30,000 but Mr. Onion Ring now has a whopping 66,267 fans.
And of course, the worst has happened. The whole thing has gone to his head, and he too is now wanting to be crowned.
I suppose next it will be all about photo-ops and big cardboard cheques. Sigh.
Can This Onion Ring Get More Fans Than Harper? Yep!
By Steve Burgess
February 4, 2010
With Olympic rings floating in the harbour and plastered on signage all over town, you'd expect many Vancouver residents would be about ready to ring off -- until this week. Suddenly another ring has emerged to capture the hearts of people across the country. It's the hottest page on Facebook: Can This Onion Ring Get More Fans Than Stephen Harper?
The answer: Yes it can. And quicker than you can say "Pass me that breath mint."
... Whether this really reveals more about the Canadian political situation or simply the rhythms of social networking is open to debate. More than one new onion ring fan has posted the following question: "Who is Stephen Harper?"