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A Happy Week For The Star

April 4, 2009 @ 13:32

It was another despicable showing by the Toronto Star this week as it tried to make a mountain out of virtually nothing during the G20 Summit in London.

On Thursday Steven Harper missed a group photo with the other G20 leaders and the Star was quick to position the Prime Minister as a goof ball who missed a very important photograph because he was somewhere having a piss.

In reality it meant nothing. Harper claims he was being briefed at the time and didn't concern himself with the photo opportunity because as he put it "I"ve been at enough international meetings to know that there's always another photo op."

Bingo. It was no big deal at all, but the Star reported the story using words like "red faced and ridiculed" trying to paint a picture of a Prime Minister who was out of step with the rest of the world's leaders and that his office "was at pains to explain away any embarrassment."

What a load of unfairly slanted, disgusting bullshit.

In the end the Prime Minister was correct; there was another photo op, and this time the Italian Prime Minister failed to show.

It's one thing for a news publication to attack and criticize someone for valid reasons, but the Toronto Star's constant unfounded attacks on Stephen Harper are no better than the Fox News Channel's mindless attacks on Barrack Obama.

Remember, it's the Star that in the past has printed stuff about Harper's clothes and his weight.

What a mindless little rag.

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39 Responses to "A Happy Week For The Star"

April 4, 2009 / 14:18

I heard it was the eco toilets they wouldn't go down so he had wait to flush twice....I knew we'd get him.

April 4, 2009 / 14:33

I'm so glad it wasn't Mrs. Harper who put her arm on the Queen.

THAT, would have been HEADLINE news in the Star.

April 4, 2009 / 17:32

Fred if a Liberal PM had made this gaffe your posting would have a different spin. Can't we have a chuckle at Stephen's expense?

Right Uppercut
April 4, 2009 / 20:25

The Toronto Star... used by puppy-trainers everywhere.

What a pissant liberal little rag.

April 5, 2009 / 00:16

Oh come on!!! If this were Ingnatieff, you would be saying the same thing as The Star.

April 5, 2009 / 01:30

I'd agree with you, but you end this blog entry with "What a mindless little rag." In essence, you just made a big deal about a trivial story which everyone will forget after a day.

Ah, whether a big town newspaper or a humble blogger, they're all the same...

Steve Brown
April 6, 2009 / 23:56

And I thought it was just me,the Star's repetive whinning about Harper is just tiresome. For those who missed today's editorial here's a synopsis : nag, nag, nag, nag, Harper, nag, nag,nag, nag, Conservatives, nag, nag, nag, nag.

April 7, 2009 / 16:41

Harper missed the team photo? that's a team player eh...hahahaha...

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