Wow ... just wow. I never would have believed it if I hadn't seen it. I still can't quite believe that it's being done in Canada, to Canadians ... at our expense.
It seems that Harper has found a use for the money that he is "saving" by shutting down research libraries across Canada and research funding: His Very Own Propaganda Show.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the launch of a new video series promising to keep Canadians “in the know” with a weekly ration of edited government updates to trumpet Tory achievements.
With “The Maple Leaf Forever” playing in the background, the first episode of “24 Seven” features a highlight reel of the prime minister’s travels from Vancouver to Inuvik and the appointment of Canada’s new ambassador to Israel.
Noticeably absent from the week's play-by-play is acknowledgement of the prime minister's run-in with climate change activists, crowds of protesters, and fresh criticism over claims the government is destroying Department of Fisheries and Oceans research.Hmmm...the only governments that need to do that kind of propaganda are little tin-pot totalitarians. Like North Korea's Kim Sung Un.
Harper is essentially trying to campaign for the next election at taxpayer's expense, and he's trying to avoid answering tough questions that Canadians rightly deserve answers to by trying to be the media himself.